Ethnicraft’s “Moments With” Creative Director Louise Mertens

In the thoughtful new short-form documentary Moments with: Louise Mertens,  produced by Ethnicraft, visual artist, creative director and designer Louise Mertens delves into her process, personality, aesthetic and why she values the sanctity of her own bedroom. Headquartered in Antwerp, the furniture and design object brand has produced pieces from solid wood for 25 years now. In understanding Mertens’ philosophies as a creator, it becomes easy …

Video Artist Marco Brambilla’s “Heaven’s Gate” at Pérez Art Museum Miami

A time-based collage transforms in the new HTC VIVE Flow virtual reality headset

Inside the esteemed Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), artist Marco Brambilla‘s towering 8K audio-video collage “Heaven’s Gate” (2021) was installed this summer—a monument to the filmmaker’s moody, vertical world-building style. Within the work, Brambilla references some 800 films through components that have been rotoscoped out of their source material and layered into his vertically-scrolling vision. The work’s title references director Michael Cimino’s 1980 film of the same name—which was …

Aundre Larrow’s “Float,” Shot Entirely on an iPhone 13 Pro

We speak with the photographer and filmmaker about his stunning debut short film

There is a sense of being awash with sensations when watching Aundre Larrow‘s short film “Float.” Shot entirely on Apple’s new iPhone 13 Pro, “Float” is a story of a father and daughter’s journey that manages to shape-shift emotionally and temporally as it unfolds. In all its two minutes and 34 seconds the film feels immediately impactful. To craft such a beautiful and moving story …