Film

A woman wakes up covered in toys. Is she hungover? Depressed? Can she get up?

 

Live action and stop-motion animation fuse together in this mad ride exploring self-doubt, delusion, misplaced inner voices and embroidery floss.

 

Running time – 4 minutes, 55 seconds

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Artist and Filmmaker, Kirsten Johnson explores our fascination with girl-on-girl violence. Funny, provocative and thoughtful, this surprising film explores why Johnson is obsessed enough to make large scale oil paintings on the theme even though she finds the concept a dated, cheap and easy device aimed at the lowest common denominator.

 

A visually energetic exploration of a guilty brand of feminism and the act of creation.

 

Running time – 8 minutes, 1 second

Painting Catfights

How do you tell the story of someone who’s in your family but doesn’t have a voice to say whether or not they want that story told?

 

I have a younger sister with Down Syndrome, Autism and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, this film was created to bridge an unbridgable gap of understanding. 

 

Running time – 22 minutes, 45 seconds

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A couple of years back my artist studio of 13 years in Toronto’s Liberty Village was sold to developers.  I made this film counting down the last 25 days – exploring what it’s like to be an artist in a city obsessed with money and change.

 

Running time – 18 minutes, 33 seconds

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