Here, there

Img_5242
Artist, filmmaker and professor Alexander Stewart is working on his new film in Zagreb.

Alexander Stewart is a well-known filmmaker in the world of experimental film and animation; in the past 10 years he has created a very interesting opus (Errata, Crusts, Fort Morgan…), with Lilli Carré he co-organizes a fantastic festival Eyeworks and he teaches animation at DePaul University. He has been staying in Zagreb for the past two months, researching Croatian and Yugoslav experimental animation artists like Aleksandar Srnec or Vlado Kristl, but he is also making his new film in Bonobostudio production.

Here, There is an experimental animated film with ambient sound. It is an abstract travelogue about real spaces and places full of sounds, textures and atmosphere. It is a part of his "continuous preoccupation with experimenting with different media and collage in animation."

The film will be made in the replacement animation technique, where every frame is different, recalling the avant-garde animations by Robert Breer, one of the major influences of Stewart’s poetics, but also films by Stuart Hilton or even Oskar Fischinger.

Besides Stewart, Darko Masnec is working on animation and Dina Karadžić on scanning. Here, There will be completely animated on paper and sound will be a collage of different field recordings. What else to say than: Can’t wait to see it!

Other news

Astronaut_16_web

27.03.2018

Astronaut of Featherweight was awarded in New York and Hedgehog’s Home in Ber... more

05_almostnothing_sanvincenti

13.03.2018

Experimental films by Marko Meštrović and Davor Sanvincenti will be competing... more

Cyclists_still_09

12.03.2018

Greeting to the spring 2018 with four new films in Bonobostudio distribution ... more

Jezeva_kuca_09_web2

08.03.2018

If you haven’t seen it and it’s not playing in the cinema near you, Vimeo is ... more

Jezeva_kuca_10_web

12.12.2017

Eva Cvijanović’s Hedgehog’s Home won the Children Jury Prize in the Elephant ... more