The new festival trailer for TRICKY WOMEN/TRICKY REALITIES 2020 was created by Rachel Gutgarts. Rachel won the 3-month-scholarship to live and work at Q21/MQ under the Artist-in-Residence program at Tricky Women 2018 for her film "A Love Letter To The One I Made Up". The trailer was made during her residency in Vienna in the spring of 2019.
Rachel Gutgarts about the trailer: A glimpse out of an imaginary nature TV show - A windy pastoral patch of flora and fauna.
"I started looking for inspiration on nature TV shows, I saw one picture of a female mantis standing on a tree branch, a dark velvety background behind her, staring at me with her big bug eyes - The whole scene had a dark sexual undertone - the flora and fauna in all it's glory and disgust. The act itself fascinated me, explained by the all knowing national geographic narrator, telling me about natural selection and proteins.
Myths surrounding female sexuality are there to express basic fears of the unknown. I want to approach the subject with a wink, Like the female mantis, I wanted to toy with the same stereotype I wish to devour."
Director and Animator: Rachel Gutgarts / Sound Design: Aviv Stern / Print: Rachel Gutgarts, Noam Horowitz
2019 Festival Trailer:
Festival trailer made by Polish artist Marta Pajek. She won the 3-month-scholarship to live and work at Q21/MQ under the Artist in Residence Program at Tricky Women 2017 for her film Impossible Figures And Other Stories II. The trailer was made during her residency in Vienna in the fall of 2018.
For the TRICKY WOMEN/TRICKY REALITIES 2019 trailer, I chose to portray a witch – a woman not only tricky, but also wise and powerful. One, whose experience and intuition allows her to reach into our deepest and darkest emotions and create wonders from thin air. The festival brings together many amazing female filmmakers and the witch is a symbol of their power, wit and sensitivity - Marta Pajek
Sound Design: Michał Jankowski
Festival trailer for Tricky Women 2018 made by Canadian artist Moïa Jobin-Paré. For her first animated short "4min15 au révélateur" Moïa won the 3-month-scholarship to live and work at Q21/MQ under the Artist in Residence Program. The images and sounds of the trailer were captured during the residency in Vienna in spring 2017.
Both images and sounds were captured during my residency in Vienna and the visit of Magali Babin, a sound designer from Montreal, who made the sound design. The trailer was filmed with super8 and digital cameras by the Donaukanal and in my studio at Q21, each frame was printed, then scratched one by one. Moïa Jobin-Paré