Director: Ramin Hosseinpour
This piece is an experiment in the new aesthetic possibilities of AI video manipulation and a reflection on the very nature of the technology. Formally the piece plays with new montage techniques made possible with AI. Aesthetically it hints at the deep, dark desires lurking under the surface connecting it to Vertigo’s themes of artificial personas and dangerous desires for the unreal. This film draws on that reference to reflect on the interplay between human emotions, artificial personas, and the allure of simulated experiences. It invites viewers to contemplate the strange desires that may arise when humans interact with advanced technologies that blur the line between the real and the unreal, and the way cinema has already clouded that distinction.
Cinematic Poetry/Video Art
Iran, Islamic Republic of
Film: Video Art /Architectural Composition With Cinema & Rock Music.
Video art of sculpture is the real life story of Rumi (Mevlana) and Shams Tabrizi. Rumi and Shams are well known international poets of Persian language. One day, Rumi invites Shams Tabrizi to his house, Shams throws the book Of Mevlana into the pool of water and Rumi is worried and Shams returns the book to Rumi without any trace of water.
The lost half of the sculpture in the film is a representation of the same concept, in which the dance of Sama, the sculptor’s mind and the role of the face are visible.