Irreal is inspired by the distortion of reality that Javier Estupiñán felt while suffering from a migraine. It is a dark journey, yet full of calm and beauty, to a world in which the unreal is deeply intertwined with sensory perceptions.
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 1990. He is an audiovisual artist with a background in Education and Communication. Nowadays, he is working in Amsterdam mainly as a producer, collaborating in diverse audiovisual and photography projects. He has joined the project Mestura, in which he will edit archive footage from the Filmoteca Canaria and CCA Gran Canaria from a contemporary perspective. Meanwhile, he is developing his own Art Residency, which is supported by the European program i-Portunus Houses. Estupiñán has also worked as a filmmaker, producer, editor and writer in Madrid and Berlin and was selected by the art gallery Yermilov Centre and Kharkiv National University (Ukraine) to be a part of Residents of the Universe, an art project in which he made his short film With Time and Love Knowledge Grows. Irreal is his second short film as a director.
Search short films