My Hearts

The anecdote „My Hearts” illustrates a cinematic debate with endings in interpersonal relationships. In doing so, the artist chooses symbols to act as carriers of meaning. Hearts, as allegories for emotional pain, are thrown and hit hard by a racket. The racket itself is let fallen in the end.

HELLO, I AM ... Melisande Seebald

Melisande, 34 YRS, GERMANY

Melisande Seebald was born in 1984 in Sonthofen, Germany. She studied interior design in Germany at the Coburg University of Applied Sciences and Arts from 2011 to 2016. Since 2012 she is based in Vienna, where she first studied at the Friedl Kubelka School (2014-15). In 2015 she started her studies at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna (Video and Videoinstallation). Since 2015 she works as a freelance artist and designer in the fields of interior design, architecture, 3D animation and photography.

WORKS

My Hearts

<< Video, 2016-2017


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Smoking a Cigarette

<< Video, 2018

 

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UNIVERSITY

Smoking a Cigarette

The film sequence „smoking a cigarette“ captures people at the act of smoking. A common routine is shown and yet weirdly alienated. The film itself it determined by the time length of a cigarette, from lighting to out steaming.