Jesús Hernández

Todo el tiempo, 2010
, 5 min 15 s, colour, sound (music: Glez)
Courtesy of NYSUfilms

In Todo el tiempo, Jesús Hernández, with musical backing by Glez (alias Amaro Ferreiro), created a disturbing ‘last supper’ plagued with pictorialist references to and mentions of the tenebrist aesthetic and the still lifes of the Baroque tradition. With painstaking staging and a virtuoso use of the stop- motion technique, he presents us with a surprising gallery of characters who are disturbing one moment and hilarious the next. Black humour and audiovisual experimentation at the service of a story suspended in time, in which the tension keeps growing until we reach the unexpected end.

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