Svarvargatan 2, SE-112 49 Stockholm +46 (0)8-651 84 26 info@filmform.com MORE

HIDE

From the beginning
BY
Cecilia Lundqvist

In the video From the Beginning the imagery contains almost no narrative parts, but is completely graphical and visual. It is in the soundtrack and speech where a story, or rather a statement, starts to develope. In this statement an unspoken group of people is described, people who have taken charge of power and decided that they are the ones to rule over others. Without ever really questioning their own acts they let things proceed as they always have…

Keywords Animation
Aspect ratio 1,33:1 (4:3)
Prod. format Generic film
Duration 00:01:21
Language English
Color Color
Year 2003
Learn how to rent this work

About the artist

Cecilia Lundqvist

Born 1971 in Eskilstuna, Sweden. Currently living and working in Stockholm.

Cecilia Lundqvist started out with painting, but now works foremost with video and animation. She manages to treat difficult subjects, often from a personal, feminist perspective with a sharp sense of humour. Her artistic expression stretches from the play with simplified, raw lines, in Disco for instance from 1997, to the use of the animation media in a more sophisticated way, as in Emblem from 2001. Cecilia’s video works are shown frequently worldwide and has received recognition in the art and film world alike. Her work is generally narrative and deal with issues like domestic violence, power structures and human behaviour.

She is represented with video works at several art institutions, among them Moderna Museet in Stockholm and Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris. Educated at Royal Collage of Art, Video Department and University Collage of Arts, Crafts & Design, Art Department, Stockholm, Sweden. In 2004, Cecilia Lundqvist received Filmform’s Honorary Award because of the focused way she has developed her artistry over the years.

WORKS BY SAME ARTIST

SHOW ALL WORKS