DANIEL ROWE • 3m 11s
Abstract animation inspired by the daily commutes by the filmmaker through Central Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The film explores the sensory experience of moving through public spaces and the curiosity and anxiety that comes from being in the middle of a city. Rowe uses loops and cycles to experiment with the timeless quality of space that you could return to each day and how everything can start to feel stuck in time.
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