Luke Bather - 17th Feb 2017

Ruslan Pelykh's performance video for Puzzle is a piece of minimalist cool with a heavy post-production flare.

Featuring many hands clawing their way from the edges of the frame throughout the video, the images created here with a limited but well-used colour palette of red, white and black are wonderful collages with considered composition. A full frame never appears cluttered, and a stark frame never empty.

Costume and make-up conspire here to make Puzzle seem somewhat otherworldly, which is only enhanced when he dissolves into nothing at the end of the track.

Credits

DirectorRuslan Pelykh
ProducerTom Jordan
Production CompanyRecognition
Director of PhotographyBrendan Mcginty
Focus PullerDan Dimartino
WardrobeNaz di Nicola
HairDiego Sousa
Make-upNatalie Sharp
EditorRuslan Pelykh
LabelPapercut Music

Luke Bather - 17th Feb 2017

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