For this project, we were tasked with choosing a single word and study its various meanings. I chose the word gripe as I found it to be an unusual word with a strongly familiar meaning in terms of what we experience as a human in daily life. With those associations, I first created style frames that represented the word gripe at every angle possible.
I had a lot of fun finding discarded and old items to rip, tear, and piece back together.
Ultimately the final style evolved to shooting live-action using fluids and paint. The goal was to create a conceptual narrative piece that focused on the energy that gripe is associated with, but still make it organic enough to relate to our own human experiences.
Audio is by Alan Watts. Shot with Canon t41.