I would essentially destroy or obliterate myself in the attempt to match myself to a certain image. And it always involved a tremendous loss- those works are all really tragic because they illuminate what happens when you are willing to abandon everything else in favor of the image.
I wanted the film to be much more of a character piece than a broad statement regarding global issues of environmentalism. As a filmmaker, it’s great to see the film function in a variety of contexts and with a variety of messages depending on what perspective the viewer brings to the film.
I don’t want any fantasy in my images. I want viewers to look at the photos and see these beautiful people as they are.
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The film balances Calatrava as artist, architect, and engineer. But, most importantly, asks more questions than leaves answers. Is enigma a part of the art? Must we inhabit something in order to create it? What is it to find our own language, independent from schools or tendencies?
It took time to build up the confidence to take pictures of people. I started out timid, shooting from the hip and hiding the camera. I hated that feeling - and the shots were terrible. But after a couple of weeks of studying and practicing in the city, it got easier.
Brian Fernandes-Halloran is an artist intent on creating compelling narratives, perceptions, and interactions. Brian’s most recent work uses sculpture and found objects to explore the nature of memory.
I have observed a human behavior that changes at the beach. There is something different about how we interact with each other there, especially how couples interact. I am looking for something specific that just does not happen on the subway or in a park.
I wanted to narrow down my ideas and push my patterns and lines to a minimal state while focusing on more movement within a still life. I continue to build on these ideas and I feel that my work is constantly evolving because I am constantly exploring.
We're living in a New New York, and films set in this New New York have a gloss that I don't think is what the origin of film in New York is about. I'm not into nostalgia, or even that into tradition, but I am into ethos.