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VAF: New Talents 2018

Artforum Bookshop
29.06.2018
17:00

Bond / Kötelék

director Judit Wunder

year: 2016
country: Hungary
duration: 9min.
A lonely woman finds love with a cat-like shadow creature. New bonds are created when she gives birth to three kittens. The creature disappears, and she finds herself caught between the happiness of motherhood and the uncertainty of her lover’s return.

mARRY jESUS gALAXY / mARRY jESUS gALAXY

director Mery Gobec, Asja Trost, Inês Sampaio, Sandra Jovanovska

year: 2017
country: Slovenia
duration: 3min.
Once upon a time, the terrible unknown came around the corner.

Tutti / Tutti

director Marek Jasaň

year: 2016
country: Slovakia
duration: 1min.
An animated exercise about hands, focusing on the strong connection between animation and music. Rhythm, movement and sound create an entwined audiovisual non-narrative experience.

Process / Process

director Lucija Bužančić

year: 2017
country: Croatia
duration: 4min.
An animated short about the process of animation as taught at universities and art schools. It follows the path from an idea or concept in-progress, through layout, storyboard, and screenplay, up to the final product – the film.

Oh Mother! / O Matko!

director Paulina Ziolkowska

year: 2017
country: Poland
duration: 12min.
Mother and son are changing places and roles constantly: once, the mother is an adult, sometimes son matures and takes care of suddenly childish mother. The arrangement works fine, until the boy decides to escape from under the skirt of the overprotective mother and start an independent life.

WireLess / WireLess

director Szandra Pataki

year: 2016
country: Hungary
duration: 6min.
Composed of infinite steel wire, the inhabitants of a strange world survive through unusual interactions and connections.

Oh God! / Oh Jezu!

director Betina Bożek

year: 2017
country: Poland
duration: 3min.
The reality is inertia or chaotic. Passive and indifferent characters, unable to create their own reality in a world that is losing its original shapes and identity. The main theme combines a grimace, sigh, and a whisper of despair about our impotence.

The Stranger in My Head / Stranac u mojoj glavi

director Petra Balekić

year: 2017
country: Croatia
duration: 4min.
The film is a kind of reconstruction of Camus’ The Stranger. I remember the impression the book left on me and its evocative atmosphere; but only fragments of characters and action became lodged in my memory – fragments re-assembled in this animation.

Contrast / Kontrast

director Barbora Bárková

year: 2017
country: Slovakia
duration: 4min.
A surreal depiction of a toxic relationship, when one only takes but never gives.

Mukumu / Mukumů

director Pavla Baštanová

year: 2017
country: Czech Republic
duration: 8min.
This film shows the everyday life and unpredictable situations of Scandinavian nature. The word ‘mukumu’ is shouted to beckon cows from fields. Everyday activities that lend life meaning. Humans, animals and nature all striving to survive.

The Fruits of Clouds / Plody mraků

director Kateřina Karhánková

year: 2017
country: Czech Republic
duration: 10min.
Furry and his friends live on a glade surrounded by dark woods. They eat seeds that turn into glowing fruit after touching the ground. They are afraid of leaving, so they wait until it falls from the sky. But Furry wants to know what’s hiding in the forest…