Estudo em Vermelho (A Study in Red)

Short Film

A post-modern curation of iconicities, and how they are manufactured. A visually familiar pool of blood blossoms from the head of a man on the floor. A somber, non-descript #science guy you’ve seen before automatically commands authority. As the cliché goes, these images speak volumes before they’ve even said a word, referentially invoking the dogma of modern image making. Later on, the camera pulls away to reveal a labyrinthian team of meaning-makers. Hyper-referentiality and surface-level recognizability belie this work’s more opaque intentions.