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Recent Work
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poster for the feature documentary, merman.
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filmmaker and friend dane komljen suggested ana lungu get in touch with us. her film merman had gotten into FID marseille film festival, and she wanted a poster for it. the film collages together three different stories from romania from the 1930s to the 1980s, with a seeming focus on one particular individual, alexandru popovici. popovici or "triton" (merman) as he calls himself, was a music teacher, amateur pornographer and government informant. his various affairs with his students he documented with photographs that he kept in a box with photographs he also took of flowers. 

we pitched several ideas to ana and she went with the one you see here. caspar made it in berlin with flowers from local flower shops laid out on a light box and photographed. 
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fidmarseille.org/en/film/triton
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poster for roza bursztein's new show, dedoublee.
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photographer and friend fanny de gouville reached out and asked that we might work with her to make a show poster for the comedian rosa bursztein. rosa called us and explained the concept behind her new show, dedoublee. then, working with fanny, we devised a series of concepts for the poster. 

the show sees rosa making fun of what it's like to finally be in a long-term relationship. her previous show tackled the ins and outs of her long search for the right guy. now, having found him, she's quick to laugh at all the absurdities of trying to keep him. 

rosa went with the poster concept you see here, itself inspired by the work of north american artist han cao. fanny took the photograph of rosa with her real-life boyfriend in paris and sent it to berlin. meanwhile caspar headed to a berlin sweet shop and returned with two huge bags of candy. work then began on printing the photograph out and covering the boyfriend's face with the goods. the act was an attempt to poetically capture rosa's feelings about love.
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rosabursztein.fr
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posters for the feature film, my imaginary life for someone.
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directors molly wurwand and ryan mcglade reached out and asked that we might make a poster for their new dark comedy, my imaginary life for someone. the feature length film follows the lives of five fictional american women for whom money is no object. we watch each of them living out a dubiously happy existence locked away in mansion worlds of their own creation. for a moment we experience with them the effects of profound isolation and detachment that can come with a life of endless luxury.

we presented a range of ideas. molly and ryan went with the approach you see here, that utilized a series of beautiful photographs taken on set by josh beavers. caspar created individual fashion advertisement-style posters for each of the five women in the film, and then photographed those posters with a sheet of bubble wrap over the top of them. the bubble wrap in each case was shot as it was being removed, leaving the poster (and thus the character) beneath exposed, vulnerable and without the protective layer that luxury previously afforded them.
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letterboxd.com/film/my-imaginary-life-for-someone
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