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Synopsis

The transcendental promise of psychedelic drugs versus a concrete and violent experience of metropolitan living. These two opposing realities form the backdrop for an adolescent encounter told through still images and written narration.

About the director

Morgan Quaintance is a London-based artist and writer. His moving image work has been shown widely with presentations in 2020 including: Curtas Vila Do Conde, Portugal at which he received the Best Experimental Film award, and CPH:DOX at which he received the New Vision Award, both for the film SOUTH (2020); European Media Art Festival, Germany; Alchemy Film and Arts Festival, Scotland; and Images Festival, Toronto. Over the past ten years, his incisive writings on contemporary art, aesthetics and their socio-political contexts, have featured in publications including Art Monthly, the Wire, and the Guardian, and helped shape the landscape of discourse and debate in the UK.

Director

Morgan Quaintance

Country

United Kingdom