13:23 | 2019
From his earliest shorts onward, Jack Wedge has blended crude but carefully composed art with unsettling emotions and bizarre humour to craft a deeply idiosyncratic style. Goodbye Mommy gives the noir-tinged surrealism of Dogs of Life a 3D makeover, updating his style but maintaining his singular vision.
When the Silence Comes
3:29 | 2018
A captivating depiction of solitude, silence, the passing of time, Huang’s film is a poetic look at the moments when overwhelming emotion strips away the possibility of expression, leaving only silence.
2:53 | 2018
Part of a visual album to accompany the music of MYMK, Sodeoka’s video for “Mother Dear” is every bit as glitchy, abstracted and hypnotic as the song it accompanies; a refracted journey through an alien dimension.
4:00 | 2013
The football field may be where the action is, but the crowd is where the humanity is. Spectators turns its gaze on the rituals and interactions that surround the game to find the true drama of the game.
Balance and Swing
3:20 | 2013
Serene watercolours trace connections between music, dance, life and growth. A gorgeous swirl of imagery, pulsing with vitality and vibrancy.
Récit de soi
4:52 | 2018
Charpentier-Basille’s short documentary is a gentle portrait of a complex subject, exploring gender identity, representation, and self discovery with warmth, honesty and good humour.
3:06 | 2005
Mack’s vibrant cameraless animation is a perfect complement to Kieran Hebden’s percussive production in this video for Four Tet. Three minutes of relentless beats and pulsing primary colours.
6:10 | 2017
Another selection from Tokyo University of the Arts (see AEON above), Nosferatu Maiden is a more narrative film, a dark fairy tale rendered in black and red, unfolding through a dream-like fog.