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Magic Hour

HD Video - 2014 - 12:04 min Courtesy LETO The project is built around cinematic theme of the ”golden/magic hour” which is renowned among Hollywood cinematographers as the best time of the day for shooting the scenes of twilight, mystery, beauty and sensuality. In both moody and ironic Magic Hour Puś rewievs his look at the matter of cinematography, it’s complexity but also easiness and superficiality of themes. The background for the movie plot has it’s roots in artist’s birthplace, the small village in Poland and his close relationship with his partner. Using the highspeed camera Puś shows the documentation of his small, private, intimate world as the kingdom of feelings and the forces of nature. Magic Hour was exhibited in the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw and presented in the Institute of Contemporary Art in London.  Wojciech Puś (b. 1978) Filmmaker, artist. His recent works refer to the sphere of queer abstraction and the realm of spirituality and intimacy. His films, videos and installations were exhibited in Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Museum of Art in Lodz, Exchange Gallery in Lodz, Stefania Piga Vaselli Gallery in Rome, Westfälischer Kunstverein in Münster, ICA in London, Bunkier Sztuki Contemporary Art Gallery in Cracow. His works are to be found in the Collection of Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Film Archive of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Bunkier Sztuki Contemporary Art Gallery in Cracow and several private collections in Poland, Germany and Italy. He holds a degree in cinematography (2004) and the PhD (2013) in film/multimedia from the National Film School in Lodz. Assistant Professor at the Department of Multimedia Faculty of Cinematography at the National Film School in Lodz.