Foreign Exchange
June 14, 2021 11:47 AM   Subscribe

Corrie Francis Parks’s absorbing stop-motion short “Foreign Exchange” is all about perspective. Through a continuously evolving landscape of minuscule stones and banknotes, mini-universes emerge that meld the two materials into culturally significant tableaus. “Between the dazzling layers of currency and sand lie connections that can be mined in infinite ways. Each person who views this film will unearth different associations filtered through their worldly experience and national background,” Parks says. Sand and Currency from Dozens of Countries Converge in an Endless Interchange of Culture and Economics [Colossal]
posted by chavenet (4 comments total) 6 users marked this as a favorite
 
Beautiful.
posted by njohnson23 at 2:57 PM on June 14 [1 favorite]


It’s very absorbing.
posted by GenjiandProust at 4:31 PM on June 14 [1 favorite]


can't place that wheel with wings and lightning bolts?
posted by ovvl at 8:36 PM on June 14 [2 favorites]


Wow!

The ?cathedral? ?letter A? got me.
posted by clew at 10:31 PM on June 14 [2 favorites]


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