Interzone (part.3)

Freely inspired by " Naked Lunch " W.S Burroughs , " Interzone " takes us into the visual exploration of a sound scape, haunted by rhythms & sounds on which develops the narration.A succession of psychedelic "flashes" and repetition of nightly obsessions, "Interzone (part 3)" is the center work of a series of 3 videos browsing strange imaginary worlds.

  • Pierre Ajavon
  • Pierre Ajavon
  • Pierre Ajavon
    Music performed and composed
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  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 43 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 1, 2016
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  • Shooting Format:
    Digital HD
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  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • San Mauro Film Festival Italy May 24, 2018
    May 24, 2018
    December 16, 2016
  • BIDEODROMO FESTIVAL 2016 International Experimental Film & Video festival
    September 9, 2016
  • CICA Experimental Film & Video Exhibition (CICA Museum)
    Korea, Republic of
    August 24, 2016
    Asian premiere
Director Biography - Pierre Ajavon

Born in Paris on 1 May 1966 // lives & works in Paris - France
- Sound engineer (accredited training center Steinberg)
- Composer (member of SACEM and of SACD)
- Master of Sociology of culture
(Thesis : Infuence of the psychedelic movement in contemporary culture) - Paris X-Nanterre
- License Ethnomusicology and Sociology - Paris X-Nanterre
- Bi-Deug // Sociology - Psychology - Paris X-Nanterre
In 2013, after a long musical career as composer, multi-instrumentalist and arranger, and then a sound engineer training, Pierre Ajavon turns to video art to expand its field of artistic expression and produced many experimental short flms in wich he performs the video shooting, the video editing and music creation (music & sound design).
Video became an introspective tool, essential to its aesthetical work and to his artistics creations.
Since 2015, he continues his artistic research by creating digital artworks (aluminum or plexiglas) from his own videos sequences.

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Director Statement

Pierre Ajavon is a visual artist, composer, musician, and a sociologist.
After sociology studies focused on psychedelic culture, he embarked on a long musical journey as a composer, arranger and multi-instrumentalist.
He moved into video art when he saw the possibility of bringing the sound and moving image together.
He specialized in researching sound visualizing via Pop imagery.
Mixing electronic music, psychedelic rock and field recording for his musical research.
Intending to “film sound” and transform it into pictures, his approach strive to hinge his musical thought on postmodern visual aesthetics which draw its references both on psychoanalysis (dream and subconscious) and the symbolist, surrealist and pop-art artistic movements.
He produced many experimental short films which he filmed, edited, and designed the music production.
Since 2015, He expanded his research by using video frames to create digital works on aluminium & plexiglas.
Indeed, He redefined the dialogue between sound and moving pictures by developing a triangulation incorporating a still image.
Pierre Ajavon speaks his language of sounds and images that is understood without translation into words.
He lives in Paris and exhibits internationally.