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Bēhance

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My main medium is video/film, but it is not the only medium I work with. Drawing has always been a huge part of me and early on I started using embroidering as well, as a way to draw. The subject matter within these mediums came from nature, and still do. When I started to become interested in the moving image, an… Read More
My main medium is video/film, but it is not the only medium I work with. Drawing has always been a huge part of me and early on I started using embroidering as well, as a way to draw. The subject matter within these mediums came from nature, and still do. When I started to become interested in the moving image, animation was the obvious path. There I found a way to breath life into delicate flower illustrations and move the anatomy of both the human body and other living creatures in a new and exciting way.
I have used animation to create nature driven, abstract work that are a continuation from illustrations and embroidered drawings but are also in a close relationship with its sound. In most cases the visuals are derived from the piece of music. We could perhaps call it visual music.
I do also use animation to tell stories. My thesis film, The Pirate of Love, is an animated tribute to and documentary of, the rumors surrounding outsider musician, Daniel C (music playing a main role here too). It is an oral history that follows this mans soulful songs of love, pride and loneliness. Naive and passionate, this character is among the many I admire for his unique and off key visage. I am fascinated with the peculiarities of this human race, and hope to reveal our shared imperfections, desires and loneliness. I know that can be done through story as well as abstract work.
I believe that films should ideally be a candy for the eyes as well as to move us in an intellectual way; that is the magic of cinema. Read Less
Member Since: Jul 30, 2012