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SHORT FILMS BY HELEN NIAS

Helen Nias is an artist filmmaker currently based in London. Her work is the result of an inquisitive desire to discover and understand more about the world and minds we inhabit. Topics of interest include spatial and temporal perceptions, dreams and reality, the experience of these and the memories these experiences create.

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VIDEOLETTER TO HARVEY MILK (2013)

Video interpretation of a letter written to Harvey Milk - a visual letter composed of submitted imagery representing what makes life good. Created for Festival delle Lettere Milan, Italy, October 2013. 
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SPIN: "Memory" Spiral (2013)

A crude depiction of memory, which questions our perception of time, and uses the rotation of the earth round the sun as a starting point.
Created for Whirlygig Cinema's 3rd Birthday.
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Curiousciousness (2012)

Thoughts and views on various aspects of consciousness from a variety of people (and an iPhone). Shot on one cartridge of super 8 film for straight 8 2012. Pronounced 'cure-ee-osh-uss-ness'.
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Inescapable Journey (2011)

With Cassandra Vervoort. Some memories can be hidden away, but those recollected by smell seem to engulf us involuntarily.

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A Version of Us (2011)

Experimenting with transferring analogue video of my siblings and I growing up in the 90s onto film, via digital video, and rows of inkjet printed frames on paper.
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Picnic on the Moon (2011)

With Angus Johnstone, for straight 8 2011. We asked our friends and family in Melbourne what they thought would have been invented by the year 2011 - as XKCD put it, where are the flying cars?
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Where I End Up (2010)

What if it were possible to create a camera to take into our minds as we sleep, and relay the images taken there of insane landscapes, impossible architecture, and the ever-changing, flowing environment of inside our dreams?
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