S Gabriel Bachmann

Somnium

Final assignment in a course at Iceland Academy of the Arts, December 2011.
Teacher : Halli Civelek.


A dreamy/nightmarish world. An interpretation of the feel of insomniacs' and depressed's dreams. It is said that individuals with depression fall straight into REM sleep where their dreams are characterized by anxiety, stress, fear and sadness among other things. The slow motion and distortion of time stand for stress and lack of control. The standby symbol seen in the video is the subconscious mind trying to inform the dreamer of his unconscious state.


Shot using Canon EOS 7D
Asst. DOP - Magnús Thoroddsen Ívarsson




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