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Mobile Movies Showcase – Week 60

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Welcome the sixtieth showcase in our Mobile Movies Column, curated and edited by Vanessa Vox and Giulia Baita.  Every two weeks Vox and Baita will curate the movie uploads to our Flickr group MobileMoviesTheAppWhisperer.  They will view all the videos uploaded and comment on the ones selected.

Within this selection today, both Vox and Giulia have curated the movies and Vox has written the commentary for this week, this will alternate (foreword by Joanne Carter).

All of the entries were either shot or created on mobile devices. Many congratulations to:  Diana Nicholette Jeon, Nanou Ghanem, Judith Reismann, Armineh Hovanesian and Alan Julliard.

‘One Year – a process of becoming’ by Diana Nicholette Jeon

Great insight into the workflow of Dianas creative process. It is a pleasure to follow each change. And every step opens new fancy variations. The music suggests that it was fun to play with this perpetual change.
One Year - a process of becoming

All of me’ by nanou ghanem

A video which transports the lifestyle of the Sixties. It reminds of one of Gerhard Richter black and white paintings („Motor Boat“, 1965). For me it is a very charming „on the road movie“ with a very charming young lady and a very charming music track. All of me

 

 ‘A Trip to….’ by Judith Reismann

Again a “road movie“. But the woman here is sitting in a train. In a passive situation. Her eyes and we as the on-viewers are overwhelmed by short impressions dipped in a red evening light. The music and the fragmented images suggest the stressful life of modern times. Now and then we see some faces appearing. Short flashs from the inside? A Trip to....  

‘In my own element…’ by Armineh Hovanesian

Raindrops are falling in a gutter. We look at this scenery in a mystical dark mood which is intensified by the music. We hear ethnological chants. Looking at this little and unpretentious movie I recognize the importance of that blessing which comes from the sky. In my own element...

Watching, waiting’ by Alan Julliard

Sitting and waiting on a park bench. Eyes which stare into the distance. A silhouette of an upright man at the shore of a big water. No sound. Only the stillness of nothing.

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By Vanessa Vox and Giulia Baita

Vanessa Vox, born in Paris, studied Art History and Archaeology in Aix-en-Provence. During and after her studies she worked as a passionated dancer and choreographer. In Switzerland (2003) she began to explore the possibilities of digital art and video editing in collaboration with her husband, a swiss musician and artist. 2013 she moved to the south of France where she deepened the rich possibilities of mobile apps. It was the beginning of a new passion. Many of her short videos have been presented within our Mobile Movies Showcases. And two of them were exhibited in the first ISMA exhibition 'L'Arte è Mobile', Museo di Arte Contemporanea, Rovereto (Italy). Giulia Baita. Italian iPhonographer. She lives in a beautiful island in the Mediterranean called "Sardinia". Passionate about painting and drawing, she obtained a degree in History of Contemporary Art. Studies and supports examination of the History of Cinema at the 'University of Cagliari'. She is a professor of Italian and History and whilst in high school continued to cultivate her passion for the Art. For several years she has been and continues to be in love with Mobile Photography and Mobile Art. Some of her photos have been shown in international exhibitions and she is currently highly interested in the Mobile Movies.

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