MOSAIC

(orig. )

  • MOSAIC

Belgium 2020Language:No DialogueDirector:Imge Özbilge, Sine ÖzbilgeProducer:Annemie DegryseProduction Company:LunanimeDistributor:MIYU DISTRIBUTION15 min, Colour

In the oldest city of the Middle East, a Kurdish student, a Muslim musician and a little Christian child are part
of a cultural mosaic. When vicious noises bring war upon their city, a mysterious sunfish appears to save them.

Director's Biography:Next to directing animated short movies, Imge Özbilge is also experimenting with the medium of animation as an art form. She analyses the boarders between animated film and installation art, questioning its midpoints and distinctions . Imge's work is based on research and starts with a conceptual question, followed by the exploration of new visual worlds. Between 2009 and 2012, the artist conducted a research on the visualization of middle eastern mythologies. During this process she developed a passion for miniature art. Between 2014 and 2016, she inquired about the contemporary use of this art-form and wrote her thesis 'Contemporary Ottoman Miniatures'. The surreal elements of her work are based on myths inspired by miniature art and are also a reflections of her own reality. Filmography:  2020 Mosaic Short / writer director 2019 #21XOXO Short / co-director 2016 Camouflage Short / writer director 2013 A house on the Moon Music video Jacco Gardner / writer director 2012 Tulipa Short Documentary / writer director 2009 Na- Peyda Short / writer director

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