A portrait of our society. Consumption and insanity go together.
Um retrato de nossa sociedade. Consumo e insanidade caminham juntos.
The artist is the blank canvas that changes every act.
The intervention in the supermarket goes by various nuances of the total absolute pleasure to disgust, an outbreak within a prison called consumption. The public space is used as a stage of subversion and dialectics with consumers in a peaceful but strong way.
The original soundtrack was composed from audio recordings in supermarkets around the world (Sao Paulo, Brazil / Mexico City, Mexico / Mumbai, India / New York, USA / Beijing, China), sounds of shopping carts, people, packages, cash registers and all the noises we hear in a supermarket.
"O curta brasileiro que está entre os selecionados do Vimeo Awards 2012 segue o princípio geral do melhor cinema de horror: a transformação de alguém numa monstruosidade e uma crítica social esfregada na sua cara. Eis o humano de hoje, pelo avesso."
Jornalista e mestre em comunicação pela UFPB
The signage system of the alternative music festival DISFORM 2012 has two purposes: to direct the audience, informing where each area is located; and to enrich the whole experience of the festival itself, by creating an engaging dialogue between the signs
and their surroundings.
The animation and the editing are directly affected by the live music performances, using OpenGL technology. The additional layer of information is dynamic and updated in real-time in order to help the audience of the festival.
My graduation project for the Bezalel Academy of Design and Arts / 2012
FUTURE PROOF is a short film developed for the 2011 A/NZ PromaxBDA Conference. Essentially a labour of love for DMCI creative director Nathan Drabsch, this performance piece continues to be admired throughout the world.
The response to this emotive piece, still amazes us. Since launch FUTURE PROOF has been selected for various film and digital media festivals and showcases throughout the world.
The only boundary to the project was the theme of FUTURE PROOF. The development of the film started with an approach that aimed to focus not on futuristic notions but consideration of that which is timeless. People, the expression of self and the interactions between each other are timeless qualities relevant to creativity, no matter what the future holds.
The concept started quite fluidly, by briefing a variety of dancers, with individual performance styles, to develop choreography based on the concepts of growth, sharing, sending and receiving.
Directed by Nathan Drabsch, the performances were shot over one day using two RED Epic cameras, capturing the action at high speed. All design, editing and post production was done in-house by The DMCI team. We worked closely with composers and audio designers Mark Brandis & Jeff Black from ism studios, to create a unique score that perfectly compliments the performances.
As a whole, the focus is on the dancers as they create and interact with abstract forms in a vast unknown world. Their own movements determine the creation and final destruction of these elements. Their own paths of communication and creative expression have come full circle, and all that remains is the individual.
TAAFI Awards - Stash Magazine Presents: VFX Highlights of 2011-2012
Pause Fest - Best in Show
Circuitto OFF 2012
Prix Ars Electronica 2012
Pixellerie Fine 2 – Paris, France
Screening At London Olympics ICCI 360 Visual Arena – Arts Festival In Dorset
IDN Feature: Issue 19 Sexual Graphics
International Melzo File festival 2012
Liberarti Film Festival
Inclusion in Nasjonalgalleriet / Norwegian Arts
Director: Nathan Drabsch
Design, Edit, 3D & Compositing: The DMCI - Brecon Littleford, Bernard Tan, Nathan Drabsch
Produced by The DMCI
Composition & Sound Design: Mark Brandis and Jeff Black @ ism studios
Director: Nathan Drabsch
DOP: Simon Chapman
Camera Operators: Aaron Haberfield & Glen Cogan (Enigma)
Producer: Amy Nguyen
Talent Co-Ordinator/Production: Briony Luschwitz (Motion Picture Company)
Gaffa/Lighting: Steve Scholfield
Best Boy: Andrew Ward
Hair Stylist: Elizabeth Vo
Make Up Artist: Angela Vien-Debetaz
Cameras supplied by Lemac and Enigma
Christopher Van Doren