by Manu Sharma
JosГ© ГЃngel Gomis GonzГЎlez was created in Madrid, but has invested almost all of their life in Valencia. He’s got examined Fine Arts, but their main passions have constantly leaned towards movie and movie.
A lot of their video that is surreal work themes of sex, death, fantasies , family members and sin. Also, he’s not merely one to shy far from making art exclusively for the benefit of visual research, and his oeuvre so far takes the design of a eclectic mixture of impacts and lived experience, coming as well as an unmistakable artistic force also at its subtlest.
Medusa Videos is really a longstanding task that started as just one artistic test because of the musician. But, because of individual circumstances and backlash for the nature that is shocking of work, GonzГЎlez would come to feel disheartened, and Medusa Videos had been nearly left unfinished. Nonetheless, since the meeting below will point out, he could be in a better destination now, and Medusa Videos is finally complete, and able to be looked at in its entirety, when it comes to very first time ever.
1. Please speak about your present training.
I will be a big cinephile and We have liked every thing pertaining to movie and video since I have had been a kid. My preferences have become personal and I also will always be interested in the fruit that isвЂforbidden in life. Once I discover little-known movie and video clip jobs, personally i think just like the opportunities are endless!
We began modifying pictures and videos academically, and also this included brief, narrative films that I nevertheless make today. I quickly started to provide my pictures an excessive amount of color, to combine pictures and videos in a abstract method and I also fundamentally discovered the glitch visual combined with the likelihood of melding electronic and video that is analog. It has permitted me personally to show a few ideas that we just cannot avoid in my own work, such as for instance nostalgia, death, intercourse, psychological problems, evening, town living, surrealism, dreams, cyberpunk philosophy, melancholy, lies, household or sin, all from the point that is cynical of. However, several of my works are made in the interests of looks alone.
2. Whenever as well as in exactly just exactly what circumstances do you conceive this work?
While I happened to be learning Fine Arts, I registered on Instagram (as meduzze55555) to talk about my glitch art and much more. We saw the film Pleased End (Oldrich LipskГЅ, 1967) during this period, that has been a major motivation in my situation.
Then we began the Medusa Videos task by reversing footage of the table used by my buddies, on sheer impulse alone. We liked it and made more work such as this, but i obtained prohibited from Instagram, therefore I felt disheartened, eventually destroyed interest. Thus, the video clip work we began using the video that is first unfinished.
Years later on, i will be in an improved spot: we wound up making nine more videos that are short and now feel as if my task is complete.
3. What’s the theme for the task?
The movie is an accumulation of 18 quick videos or chapters. We called them Medusa Videos, because the jellyfish is named вЂMedusaвЂ™ in Spanish. It really is my favourite animal, and through this artwork, i will be connecting it to my вЂworldsвЂ™. Ergo, Medusa Videos is mostly about these globes we inhabit. It really is a few visual quirks, color experiments and confessions that are emotional.
I’m constantly recording videos or using pictures, and so I accumulated numerous breathtaking moments that We never ever knew how to proceed with. Working together with these snippets, we realised early it was really interesting to reverse the videos. Have actually you ever realized that in reversed footage, peoples motion starts to resemble a jellyfishвЂ™s motions?
You can find therefore several things in this movie ( absolutely absolutely absolutely nothing explicit, which will be unusual during my work) that the saga could continue indefinitely. Nevertheless, it finishes at chapter 18, that was made utilizing a VHS recording of my children. Eighteen may be the very first 12 months of adulthood, and served to provide a feeling of finality towards the task. Whenever I had been making one other 17 chapters, we felt like a kid!
4. Exactly just What procedure had been utilized to really make the work?
I’ve a complete great deal of modifying apps, from PicsArt to Glitch! and I also made 1st nine videos mainly through these. These apps have the choice to reverse the movie, edit colours and textures, overlay music, etc.
The second 50 % of the show had been made much into the same manner, but with the use of Premiere professional back at my computer. The transitions between my videos are genuine analog problems which were modified, plus some associated with the older videos had been modified once more to include a diploma of underlying homogeneity to your ongoing act as a entire.
The songs is a track we made, en en en titled вЂLa medusaвЂ™.
5. Why do it is thought by you will not be shown yet?
I enjoy this concern. This artwork did start off as nвЂ™t a task, but alternatively merely being a test.
After being prohibited on Instagram, very little one saw my creative work, and I also needed to clean the videos up that folks reported. We additionally removed some Medusa videos yet others which were maybe maybe not reported. This made me feel terrible, and didnвЂ™t assist utilizing the currently hard circumstances of my entire life during the time. Thus, we wound up losing desire for the task, as well as the work stayed unfinished and mostly unseen.
My entire life ended up being pretty bad in those days, however now i will be recovering. We have actually got jobs at heart, I’ve completed taking care of Medusa Videos, and also this discussion and show had been simply the motivation We had a need to finalise and compile the entire thing.
6. just exactly just What will be the perfect (most desired) format to show the work if as soon as offered an opportunity?
We have not thought about this yet because I have never ever conceived my video clip artwork for almost any web web site beyond the net. However it could be amazing if my narrative quick movies and my video clip art had been shown from the giant screen. I might be delighted to own a good modest turnout.
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