Love in the midst of conflict, Shanghai dreaming, and a fragile acceleration: 3 soul-food videos
Sometimes you can only say it as a little movie - three short pieces to move, inspire and delight you, at the end of yet another thundering week. A cup dipped into the digital plenitude…
Love in Conflict (CNN Motion, 2019)
From the Motion Maestros at CNN - some great animated news stories here - a story of five love letters written out of the heart of wartime situations, past and present.
Vhils - Realm (Shanghai, 2019)
Following on from our blog last week on Radii, another journey into the new Chinese modernity - this time, refracted through the sculptures of Portugal’s Vhils, currently exhibiting in Shanghai, and with this film showing his unique wall-sculpture-portraits being created throughout this maximum city. Does this kind of work subvert, or normalise, the regime of facial techno-surveillance that now dominates the life of major cities in China?
Weval - “Someday”
“We created an abstract journey with a sense of ambiguity holding underlying core concepts:
Where are we going, are we going in the right direction?
Our situation on earth is fragile, as individuals, as a people and the planet itself is delicate.
Nothing is certain; life can change dramatically for better or for worse in an instant.
We may fear losing what we have but we try to hold on.”
Thanks to the Vimeo Staff Picks page