Stills from the short film 'GYMNAST'.
The aim of this project was to illustrate the mechanics of movement and athleticism via multiple and simultaneous viewpoints. The dynamics of body tension, form and line are emphasised by isolating and repeating fragments of the athletes in motion. An exacting set constructed using bespoke mirrored panels to multiply and dissect the choreographed movement was designed to guarantee a certain uniformity, while also allowing for an added randomness in each take. The athletes cast are of international standard, their level of expertise enabling a controlled and directed synchronicity of movement.