Glass Meet The Future Film Festival 2021

"i used to be"
Juli Bolaños-Durman,
Costa Rica / Scotland

GLASS MEET THE FUTURE FILM FESTIVAL 2021

20 march 2021 - 04 april 2021

Synopsis

This work explores how the visceral bond between the maker, community and material permeates the creative process, guiding it to become something raw and precious at the same time. Exploring human curiosity and the instinctual need to play and create. The act of making connects us to an unlimited source of joy, comfort and elevation.

Credits

Juli Bolaños-Durman in collaboration with Rusty Coin Production – Video and editting, Daniel Del Risco – Animation

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ARTIST STATEMENT
Juli Bolaños-Durman

Emerging Costa Rican Artist & Designer based in Scotland with a background in Graphic Design, mixed-media and recent immersion into the glass material. This specific set of experiences give Juli a fresh and versatile vision when approaching research and the creative process by repurposing found objects and transforming them into precious artefacts that tell a story.
Winner of Jerwood Makers Open 2017, the ELLE DECORATION British Design Awards 2015- ECO DESIGN Category, Awarded Exceptional Talent (Promise) Visa endorsed by the Arts Council UK, Inches Carr Scottish Craft Award 2017, and her work is included in the collection of Museum of Contemporary Design and Applied Arts (MUDAC) Collection. Lausanne, CH., Chancellor’s Fellowship Award Commission & the Royal Edinburgh Hospital 2017, UK.

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