This semester, I take the Harvard Animation class, a VES course at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, taught by Ruth Lingford.
Yesterday during our weekly screening, I particularly enjoyed watching movies from Gaelle Denis, Lisbeth Svarling, and especially the work of Emily Mantell ‘To Have and to Hold’.From Gaelle Denis I watched the very beautiful City Paradise, a journey through a very atmospheric London.
screenshots from the animation
She also is the author of Fish Never Sleep a very cute but intense story of an insomniac.
The cute Cloud Cover animation from Lisbeth Svarling can be watched here. The story features beautiful drawings and a story that can be interpreted in many ways. A little girl followed by her black cloud, looking for cure, looking for love… very touching and sweet.
Finally, I literally adored the work of Emily Mantell ‘To Have and to Hold’
An alternative world based on a companionship fantasy where women take the lead.