Human Frames is a series of ten film programs examining the human condition. This cycle is intended to tour around the world in various art centers and film festivals. Comprising of both contemporary and archive images from across Asia and Europe, this project is inspired by the ancient theory of humoralism as a framework by which to analyze certain aspects of the human character. The Human Frames cycle is an attempt to explore the meaning of a large spectrum of ideas and emotions within contemporary art film. It will focus on ten emotional states: melancholy, fear, anger, fanaticism, isolation, madness, euphoria, courage, desire, and mono no aware.
Submissions are now open. Please send your preview copies to Lowave, 14 rue Taylor, 75010 Paris, France. Deadline: 15/08/2010
Tour Dates: 20-24/10/2010: Asian Hot Shots (Gallery exhibition), Berlin, Germany 17-20/02/2011: The Substation, Singapore April 2011: Centre Pompidou, Paris, France 11/6–24/7/2011: Kunst im Tunnel, Düsseldorf, Germany Date to be confirmed: Werkstatt der Kulturen, Berlin, Germany Date to be confirmed: Werkstattkino, Munich, Germany Date to be confirmed: Filmhaus, Cologne, Germany