Bodies of Water

Is it possible that a single force, the life may be transformed into energy of many orders, all because of the varied structure of his organs?

The Water is a vehicle of life and transmuted his physical structure when receive an external force, like the heat of the sun transform the neutral state of the water in variated forms. This shortfilm explore the microscopic cicle of life and water.

Production Notes:

For the production of this film we explore the water transformation like the human (human body = water) using a portable usb microscope and diy kaleidoscope automatic machine. I born in water and the ants eat my death skin.

  • Pablo Nieto Mercado
    The Valley of Stone Rivers
  • Pablo Nieto Mercado
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Cuerpos de Agua
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Documentary, Experimental, Music Video, Short
  • Genres:
    Microscopic life, Experimental, Climate change, Human body, Nature
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 46 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 29, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
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  • Shooting Format:
    Digital microscope
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Director Biography - Pablo Nieto Mercado

Pablo Benjamín Nieto Mercado (Mexico, 1979). Multimedia artist I study Metallurgy and Engineering in Communications and Electronics at the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN) and Educational Television Production at the Center for Television Training (CETE) of the Ministry of Public Education (SEP). He has participated in various workshops on multimedia art at the Cultural Center of Spain, the Multimedia Center of the National Center for the Arts, the Image Center, UNAM, among others.

His artistic proposals are presented in various formats integrating improvisation, clown, sound performance and collaborative works. His work reflects on the role of technology in human communication and the transformation of the territory.

In 2008 he founded the Melvin Records label dedicated to the development of electronics, software and audiovisual production. He has developed Apps and interactive pieces for CFE, SEDESOL CONACULTA, Alas y Raices, Nike, banks and commercial chains. Founding member of the Ibero-American Research Network in e-Salu and the technology research and development group in electronic payment methods Payment Expert, winner of the Movistar Iron Geek 2011 award.

His audiovisual production includes video art, experimental documentary and video clip. He has presented his pieces at festivals and exhibitions in Mexico, Italy, Bolivia and Colombia. His sound work is edited by netlabels Surrism-Phonoethics (DEU), Torn Flesh Records (USA), Plasticrane (ITA), Intox Noise (RUS), WakuShoppu (CZE), Editora du Porto (BRA), Anything Records (JPA) , Melvin R (MEX), Noise Entertaiment (MEX), Paax (MEX). In addition to participating compilations with Mosquito Recordings (MEX), EventNow (GBR), Torn Flesh Records (USA), Audition Records (DEU) and Ifar Label (GBR), he has presented his act of improvisation live in the cities of Mexico, Puebla , Pachuca, Rome, Prague, Paris, Lyon among others.

He is currently broadcasting his first documentary feature “The Valley of Stone Rivers”, with which Bolivia Lab 2016 participated, winning the Pitch Prize for Latin American Projects. In 2018 the project has the support of the National Fund for Culture and the Arts (FONCA) and in 2017 of the Program for Stimuli to Cinematographic Creators of the Mexican Institute of Cinematography (IMCINE). It also participates in 2017 at MICA MEETINGS in Mexico City and at the MIA Market in Rome Italy.

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