In 2016, I began experimenting with painting animation. After working for the summer on the feature Loving Vincent, I decided to record the creation of some personal paintings, which culminated in a short stop-motion animation, entirely hand-painted onto 9 individual canvases.
I then re-edited the film in collaboration with Sezin Angelova and her jazz group, to create Simya, the final result of this visual experiment. See below, and enjoy the journey, musically and visually:
And here is the original film, Wake: