A visual composition based on a study of the rhythm of sleep cycles during REM sleep. The flowing images melt into overlapping splotches of color to create shapes of fleeting sleep images at various speeds, thus reflecting the impossibility of capturing any concrete motifs.
“Connecting my observation with an intuitive way of filming, I document phenomena in the natural world to reveal evocative visual rhythms through the ecstatic clash of color and form.” – M. Szlam
About the director: Chilean-born visual artist Malena Szlam (b.1979) currently lives and works in Canada. In her intuitive experimental films, installations, and performances, she explores the relationship between nature and human perception. Her favorite medium is analogue film.