Cornered Star

Talent Showcase 2018
  • Scheme: Random Acts
  • tags: Full Short
  • People: Melanie Manchot
  • Duration: 3'59"

Cornered Star Video

Film Information

  • Year of commission: 2017
  • Year of release: 2018
  • Artist Schemes: Film London Jarman Award, New Approaches


  • Artist: Melanie Manchot

Dawn on a large city square surrounded by imposing brutalist architecture: a horse stands, solitary and still. Accentuated by the sparse and haunting soundtrack, the horse’s body contrasts with the concrete environment. Seemingly alien to each other both horse and architecture speak about public sculpture, monuments to achievements.

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