Gwiazda, Henry

Henry Gwiazda (USA)

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    Video title:
    Mother, daughter, light and water
    2005/8, 1:27

    Light and water serve as a metaphor and accompaniment for a mother and daughter’s emotions and hopes
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    2.
    Video title:
    claudia and paul 2:13 a.m
    2008, 4:17

    claudia and paul 2:13 a.m. is an experiment to discover what artistic event would occur if we could see all the activity around us in the next couple of minutes juxtaposed. Would our actions appear more meaningful? Would a choreography suddenly emerge? Is the motion around us better observed by extending our memory into the past and future simultaneously? Therefore, there are four short scenes which repeat the same two characters in the same scene but in different locations, a minute apart. In the final scene, all four repetitions are juxtaposed.

    This video participates in
    CologneOFF IV – Here We Are!
    4th edittion of Cologne Online Film Festival 2008
    LAB program series
    Mother program

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    Title: Claudia & Paul 4:55 p.m
    2009
    a woman is standing on the street deep in thought remembering some past event. The movement of the lights and sound around her are metaphors for her thought process. Finally, she remembers……
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