Artist Statement


Topic: Our short film Laberinto deals with issues of consumerism, over production, commercialism, and the resulting waste.

How we Addressed S and J: Our film mainly addresses the theme of sustainability. We paralleled this them with images of consumerism and commercialism.

Group Process: Using scripts and location scouting, we determined where we would gather most of our footage, but we hit our stride during digital editing.

Nature of Adaptation: Radical/Experimental

Mode of Representation: Reflexive, Poetic, and Participatory

Stylistic Approach: We decided to experiment with vertical montage, using both dialogue and music, to weave together a cohesive piece of video.

Biggest Challenge: Finding ways to work around time constraints and planning for the unexpected. Also, creating a final piece that makes sense and flows.


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