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A fascinating short film imitates water that flows over the earth with ink and dried pigments

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January 28, 2021

Grace Ebert

You will be forgiven for the mistake Roman De GiuliNew short film for aerial photos of the outer crust of the earth. As the name indicates,SATELLIKE”Is an intriguing time-lapse that mimics water bubbling through canyons and seeping over mineral-speckled regions with liquid ink.

The German filmmaker who is behind it Terracollage and the hypnotic work on magnetismcreated the topographical features on paper using sand, jade, malachite, and a variety of historical pigments that were dried to mimic their counterparts embedded in the planet. The substances mixed natural hues and jewel tones and were reconstituted with water and acidic flowing media, creating a stunning mimicking of seismic shifts on earth.

In total, the project took four months to get on the National Palace Museum in Taipei. “The results look different than usual, much more realistic and less otherworldly. I was enthusiastic about the aesthetics of the pictures and decided on a unique piece. Although this is the end result for now, I feel more at the beginning, ”continues De Giuli Vimeo.

#Ink
#Colour
#Short film
#Time lapse
#Video

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