Demon sealers
singel chanel video

47:32 min


Demon Sealers is an animation film featuring reproductions of historical drawings. The workre-examines a corpus of demon illustrations drawn, usually by women, in Mesopotamia over 1500 years ago. The images appear at the bottom of ceramic bowls referred to as incantation bowls.the demon drawings are placed in a contemporary, digitally rendered 3D world. the video shows its protagonists in a nihilistic and existentialist world. The video follows the journey of a demon called L and her detective companion, as they try to solve the mystery behind the disappearance of members from their community, ostensibly from human activities. The video inverts the historical anthropocentric narrative of demon sealing, instead placing the demons as the protagonists of the story.