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Direction | Editing | Film

2016 | Self-initiated

Vital, Futile

To healthy persons, the results may seem bizarre and futile, but they are life’s desperate attempt to become itself.
– Carl Rogers, A Way of Being

This piece is an Expanded Cinema experience and would therefore warrant multiple viewings. It is hoped that all three screens can be analysed and collated by the viewer to mesh into a unified commentary.

Vital Futile - 'Mind' screen
Screenshot of the ‘Mind’ screen, the abstract representation of the actor’s cognitive and mental condition.
Vital Futile - 'Perception' screen
Screenshot of the ‘Perception’ screen, an unreliable representation of the world beyond the actor’s eyes.
Vital Futile - 'Figure' screen
Screenshot of the ‘Mind’ screen, a representation of the actor’s actual feelings through his body.
Vital Futile - all screens compiled
All screens put together to make an ‘expanded cinema’ experience.