Modern No. 2 / Modern No. 2
Mirai MizueJapan / 2011 / 4' 15''
Friday, 06. 06.,
Europa Cinema, 15:30 h
Fast and cheerful soundtrack provides rhythm to the straight lines drawn with a pencil on a graph paper. The pulsating paper texture highlights the optic play of outspread geometric shapes and the complexity of their transformations, emphasizing the beauty of minimal elements of the hand-drawn animation.
Mirai Mizue (1981) studied animation and illustration at the Tama Art University, where he graduated from the Graphic Design Department. Mizue is a representative figure of the new generation of abstract animation in Japan. His films include Fantastic Cell (2003), Trip!-Trap! (2005), Lost Utopia (2007), Devour Dinner (2008), Jam (2009), Playground (2010), Modern No. 2 (2011) among others.