TITLE:.tHE CHIMERICAL MUSEUM OF SHIFTING SHAPES. DURATION:3:42. COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION: COLOMBIA. YEAR:2017. DIRECTOR : DAMIÁN ALQUICHIRE. DRAWINGS : DAMIÁN ALQUICHIRE. PAINTINGS : DAMIÁN ALQUICHIRE. EDITION : DAMIÁN ALQUICHIRE. ANIMATION : DAMIÁN ALQUICHIRE. MUSIC : BLAS ATEHORTÚA.
SYNOPSIS: A tour of the place will prove that sometimes one painting is not enough.
Aditional information: The starting point is experimentation. For this film Damián Alquichire created around 3000 paintings and 1500 drawings. There are a lot of techniques used: oils, vinyls, charcoal and pencils in different surfaces, from little papers (25x35cms) to big canvases (150x120cms). The film also had the honour of having original music composed by the most prolific colombian academic composer of all times: Blas Atehortúa
EXHIBITIONS DokuFest.Kino Plato. Prizren, Kosovo. 08/10/2017. Riga International Film Festival.Kino Bize. Riga, Latvia. 14/09/2017 Girona International Film Festival. Fundació Valvi. Girona, Spain. 28/09/2017 Anim’est International Animation Film Festival. Cinema Eforie. Bucharest, Romania.06/10/2017
world premiere and first international shortfilm award
the chimerical museum of shifting shapes by damian alquichire won best international shortfilm award on the most important film event on the balkans:DOKUFEST 2017
Statement: THE CHIMERICAL MUSEUM OF SHIFTING SHAPES is a world premiere at DokuFest and the jury were entranced by the oneness of the imagery with composed music. Damiàn Alquichire crafted every aspect of the film single handedly partnering only on the music. His talent is original and unique with a voice that cuts through cinema.
Watch Blas Atehortúa talking about The Chimerical Museum of Shifting Shapes: