by Delia Hess
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Switzerland · 2018 · DCP · Color · 8' · o.v. No Dialogue
On a small planet, caught up in their own little private universe, the inhabitants perform their poetically surreal actions, which repeat themselves in an endless loop. The fact that all of them are a part of a complex ecosystem functioning only because they each play their part, is something they are unaware of.
Selected in the Pardi di domani National competition 2018
With a focus on their small delicate rituals the inhabitants on this circular planet demonstrate a reliance on each other for this ecosystem to operate. Delia Hess' gentle animated parable explores the connection between each small gesture, and the balance needed between nature and human existence.
Liz Harkman · programmer
Born in Lucerne, Delia Hess studied animation at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, where she graduated in 2012. She has subsequently worked as an animator, illustrator and director on various projects. Her short film Frühzug was shown in Locarno in 2013.