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Just Visiting This Planet
BY
Tova Mozard

This video is based on parts of interviews made with the older generation of Science Fiction fans in Los Angeles during 2004. Several of these voices belong to famous sci-fi writers and other experts within the genre. You get an insight in these fans unique relationship to different subject areas. Everything in between FBI interfering with comic book stories to pollution problems to whether God exist or not, is being discussed. Image-effects resembling screen-savers react to the sound of their voices and the illusionary images create an imaginative effect.

Keywords Sound, Computer-generated
Aspect ratio 1,33:1 (4:3)
Prod. format
Duration 00:17:30
Language English
Color Color
Year 2005
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About the artist

Tova Mozard

Tova Mozard lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden.

Curiosity and unveiling narratives are two main motifs in Tova Mozard’s work. Since graduating with an MFA from Malmö Art Academy in 2003, Mozard has built a growing repertoire of photography and video work, which has been shown in solo and group shows throughout Sweden and internationally. Many of her videos show a fascination with people on the fringes of society. During her time in Los Angeles, she sought out unique people drawn to the bright Hollywood lights and dreams of superstardom. In these videos, Mozard explores the relationship between the camera, the entertainer/narrator and her self as artist/documenter. The Big Scene finds Mozard turning the camera around to face her own childhood and family history.

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