Science and art are often considered polar opposites: one technical, one passionate; one the quiet haven of loners, one the stomping ground of eccentrics; one rigid, one flexible.
But, in the explosion of science-inspire artworks that Digital Arts have covered – including sketches of how animals were imagined throughout history, planet-inspired posters and NASA’s retro space travel posters – what both scientists and artists would call a pattern is emerging. These two seemingly disparate disciplines are complimentary, demanding talent, an open mind and creativity.
The intriguing short accompanies astrophysicist France A Cordova’s interview with magazine Nautilus with a mesmerising, cosmic colour palette of purples, pinks and blue in a beautiful, strange and compulsive visual translation of Cordova’s words.
“My very first thought when approaching the film was to make everything as dramatic as possible. I wanted the story to feel bigger than life. France overcame some pretty big obstacles in her life and I wanted the visuals to match that same sense of scale,” said Colin.