NEW YORK BIOTOPES

New York Biotopes deals with abstract plants and creatures, which change their forms because of insufficient living space and adapt themselves to the surroundings of the metropolis New York City. A type of metamorphosis, where the newly developed vegetation assimilates elements of the city and makes them useful for their own purposes. These creatures and plants, partly mechanical, partly organically in appearance, spread more and more over the city and fill it up with life.


 



 

 

TOOLS: Canon 600D, Vicon Boujou, Cinema 4D, After Effects
SOUND: Teacups of Our Ashes by Man Mantis from freemusicarchive.org
SPECIAL THANKS TO: Prof. Johannes Graf & Christoph Grosse Hovest

 

 

 

 

My idea was to create a film, that fills up the metropolis New York with vegetation, that adapts
to the straightness of the technology and the given situation. This happens through the assimilation
of structures and forms. These biotopes are shaped by the existing living environment, but in turn also
shape the newly developed living environment by their presence. In other words, a symbiotically coexistence begins.

 

by Lena Steinkühler

 


 

 

 

 

 

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