My Heart Palpitates

Experimental Canada 2019 No dialogue 0:05:00

My heart palpitates is a meditative look at home and family in relationship to landscape. It is filmed on expired film ends, without any effects and features one young character. The film has no dialogue and travels from Grandes-Bergeronnes to Bonaventure to Percé QC, capturing gentleness and grandeur. /  My heart palpitates est un regard méditatif sur la maison et la famille en relation au paysage. Il est filmé sur des fins de films périmés, sans aucun effets et comporte un jeune personnage. Le film, sans dialogues, voyage de Grandes-Bergeronnes à Bonaventure à Percé QC, capturant douceur et grandeur.

Sonya Stefan is a media artist who creates interdisciplinary work using real-time electronic glitchery, High8 video cameras and 16mm film. She is interested in deterioration using damaged materials of all kinds, from broken video mixers, disintegrated found footage film to glitched television screens and transforms these materials into contemporary new media works. She is co-founder of La Lumière, a Montreal-based micro-cinema and co-curator of Ibrida*Pluri, an Eastern Bloc co-production that pairs dance, visual and sound artists together under the same platform. She has performed her work at Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal within the electronic music festival MUTEK (CA) and has screened at Festival Oodaaq (FR), Bucharest International Dance Film Festival (RO), Musée de beaux-arts de Rennes (FR) and many other festivals across Europe and Canada.