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Mobile Movies Showcase – Week 62

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Welcome the sixty second 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 Baita 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: Jo Sullivan, Nanou Ghanem, Karen Axelrad, Dani Salvadori and Thomas Kempe for being featured this week.

(Please note that we have linked to Tom’s movie below via Flickr, we cannot (at the moment) share it within this post because of the set privacy settings of this individual).

Soft WaterMusic by TALLOWS by Jo Sullivan

Soft WaterMusic by TALLOWSWho doesn’t know this feeling? Those surreal three minutes when you are ‘trapped’ in your car during the carwash. Jo’s movie is a playful visual enjoyment. Full of moving and blurred forms like a fresh dripping paint. And furthermore an interesting cooperation with the band ‘Tallows’.

 

 

Contre toi by nanou ghanem

 

Contre toi
The camerawoman throws her shadow onto the sand and the shimmering water on the coast. A sensual French voice asks:  ‘Approche-toi…’ (Come closer to me…). Let your soul dream and swing on this captivating short movie.

An evening in the life, October 3, 2015 by Karen Axelrad

An evening in the life: October 3, 2015
A night impression of Berlin, during the day of reunification.

In place but not there by Dani Salvadori

In place, but not there
An abstract short piece which reminds me of the Bauhaus aesthetic. The ‘Kleine Nasamusik’ supports the technical look.

Beware of falling apples! (Apfel-Abfall) by Thomas Kempe

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A slow motion movie with surprise effect.  We are maybe witnessing the moment when Newton discovered the law of gravitation 😉

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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