Photo by Anahit Hayrapetyan. I happen to know her since 2008, when I was working on an article for National Geographic Traveler Armenia, and she was taking photos from the side. Yet, I’m very much impressed by her professionalism, and the picture above is just great! Couldn’t resist to post it here.
The filmmaker works with his images as if they were a musical score. Around a central theme, he orchestrates variations and modulations that create an impression of a flood of private images arriving from beyond the frame. Peleshyan is making a name for himself as a montage filmmaker who tends to inscribe in his works the movement of the world and history. His films are odes, even symphonies that speak about humanity, nature and the cosmos. Man is often seen contending with a strong, encompassing nature that guides, transports and protects him. Peleshyan speaks to us about humility and our connection with time. Continue reading