Ana Mouyis

Dahlia

FILE 2018 | ANIMA+
Electronic Language International Festival

Abstract:
Through a metaphorical narrative about love, “Dahlia” explores a relationship between two people which is burdened by mental illness. Journey through a colorful and ever-changing world; a hand painted realm that shifts and morphs to portray a darkened state of mind. Based on the ups and down of my parents relationship, this illustrative and subtle narrative conveys a nuanced look into the experience of mental illness and how love, patience and commitment can overcome even the biggest obstacles.

Biography:
Ana Mouyis is a freelance artist, specializing in illustration and animation. Her clients have included: The New York Times, The Boston Globe, EMI Records, Interscope Records and Novatis. In addition to client work, she directs and animates independent short films. The first of which, “Pussy!” was released in 2015 and has gone on to appear in a number of film festivals and received an ADC Awards Bronze Cube.