Backflip / Backflip
Nikita DiakurGermany, France / 2022 / 12' 0''
Cinema SC, 15:30 h
Attempting a backflip is not exactly safe. You can break your neck, or land on your head, or land badly on your wrists. So, I let my avatar learn the trick. He practices on a 6-core processor with the help of Machine Learning. Persistence and mistakes are part of the code, and he doesn’t feel pain. Will it be enough?
Nikita Diakur is a Russian-born filmmaker based in Mainz, Germany. He graduated from the Royal College of Art in London. Since then, he has been working as an independent filmmaker, focusing on dynamic simulations and experimental short films.
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