Living in a future where ubiquitous time travel has damaged the normal passage of time, humans continue to use hidden, underground time machines to go back and escape the fragmented present. Retreating to the smooth past provides them some relief, but even further dements the future which has been all but abandoned.
The plot and concept for Warped stemmed from an editing technique that I liked. By chopping up footage and removing single frames, I found I could created a glitchy effect, that when coupled with changing the speed of the footage, achieved a creepy surreal effect. In an early exploration of this effect I filmed the planting of twig from a bougainvillea bush, and reversed the footage to make it look as though the scissors were replacing flowers instead of cutting them off:
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Instructor: Kate Parsons