María Álvarez

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Spines Elisa Morais, María Álvarez

SEAFF IV | Spines | Elisa Morais & María Álvarez

This time the dream was about to make sense… A reluctant hedgehog on a quest to solve an impossible puzzle. Spines is an exploration of doubt. Constructed as a dream, it follows a reluctant hedgehog in a quest to solve an impossible puzzle. The film mixes real dreams details with fictional scenarios

Sois de Traca is the collaborative duo formed by animation filmmakers María Álvarez and Elisa Morais. They met while studying engineering and together gradually turned to hand-drawn animation and storytelling. In their films they strive to combine traditional disciplines and media with new technologies producing also media art, interactive and projection mapping installations. Always drawn to life’s small details and to explore the fine line between drama and comedy. Influenced by surrealism, absurdism and rhythmic structures they try to capture daily inconsistencies, glimpses of human nature and oneiric landscapes. They also incorporate sound as part of the visual world.