topic for the second year of bachelor studies
How to hug
Can a video tutorial teach us how to show emotions? In this piece, I wanted
to portray a simple gesture, associated with human proximity. Due to the
emotional aspect of this gesture, which can only be acquired through
experience, an attempt at learning it can lead to disappointment.
I constantly put too much pressure on myself. What would happen if I found space for mistakes?
Disappointment as a consequence of having expectations towards taking life decisions according to generally accepted rules.
video, 4’45” & 5’05”, 2020
Who does not play, will not win. The point is – is there any possibility to win? The video refers to the game of chance 3 cups and 3 cards, which was popular once on the bazaars.
Life starts at 6
video, 1:00, 2020
We are always waiting for that moment where everything will change, but what happens if that moment never arrives.
video, 1’31”, 2020
Desires create certain ideas, about which we are helpless. We strive to reach a state that is supposed to evoke a sense of fulfillment and satisfaction. But at the time of relative fulfillment, there often appears a band of disappointments, which can be accompanied by both satiety and scarcity.
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video, 2’44”, 2019
Expectations are something that haunts us too often and they give us lots of extreme emotions. It would be best not to expect anything, but guessing the future and the possibility to think of different versions of what could happen to us, it’s just too appealing. I fulfill one of my raptures of love.
video, 1’48”, 2019
The work is a projection of expectations and a kind of sense of responsibility, but also a need, which is contrasted against an inarticulate mood of dissatisfaction and unfulfillment. It juxtaposes the desirable reality from the sphere of immaterial world with the disappointing truth about the real one. The piece portrays this state of immobility and discontent as it becomes a mundane part of the everyday reality.
video, loop, 2019
script, photos, editing
The assumption of this project was to find a suitable metaphor showing naivety in the creation of our own expectations. An idealized point of view can be quickly disturbed by reality. I found this naivety in paper airplanes. Equally fragile, impermanent and disappointing.
two-channel video, 37″, 2019
Grandparents’ marriage has ended up in divorce. They went their separate ways.