Character Study Helene Alex Verhaest

29 x 25 cm 2-minute animation loop Courtesy of the artist and Grimm Gallery Photo: Christian Fulda

The Character Studies represent a personal analysis of the five characters from the film. Spectators are encouraged to form bonds between these disparate elements. In this way, Verhaest exposes the mechanics that drive the medium of film. How does one create a narrative, or a character? What role does editing play in this process? What is alienation and how does one move an audience to enter into the illusion? Not necessarily by answering these questions but rather by posing them, audiences may edit the distinct elements into their own cohesive film.

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