Hidra

Hydra

  • Short Fiction Video Film
  • 16’
art, experimental, video-art
  • 1993
  • Slovenia

Mythology in the video works by Ema Kugler is inscribed in rituals of everyday life. This time it is the theme of Hydra with many facets. The theme is represented by the separate scenes featuring human figures in leather costumes (created by the artist herself) that constrain their movements, thus emphasizing their separation from nature. The last trace of their respective connection is shown in a

Mythology in the video works by Ema Kugler is inscribed in rituals of everyday life. This time it is the theme of Hydra with many facets. The theme is represented by the separate scenes featuring human figures in leather costumes (created by the artist herself) that constrain their movements, thus emphasizing their separation from nature. The last trace of their respective connection is shown in a ritual relationship between a man and a, bull, although even this relationship involves man’, deeply ingrained cruelty towards animals. But even this connection ends with the blood that symbolically floods the video image.

Writing

screenwriter

Direction

director

Animation

animator
(computer animation)

Cinematography

director of photography

Music

music composer

Editing

film editor

Production design

production designer

Costume design

costume designer

Make-up

key make-up artist
hair designer
key special effects artist
camera operator
electrician
electrician
grip
(crane operator)
postproduction supervisor
(technical supervision)

production

production
production
co-production
(in collaboration)
co-production
(in collaboration)
co-production
(in collaboration)
distribution
Alternative title
Hydra (english)
Genres
art, experimental, video-art
Production countries
Slovenia
Technical data
Aspect ratio
1,33:1 (4:3)
Duration and length
16 minutes
Colour
Colour
Negative format
video Betacam SP
Screening formats
video Betacam SP

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