A clay girl on the subway is eager to reach the terminus...will she make it? A rough experimental zombie short film in clay animation, that touches upon judgement, society and how, without even noticing, we are all accomplices.
Gaia Alari, b. 1988, is a visual artist based in Milan, Italy.
Since 2011, in parallel with her academic career in Medicine, she has been dedicating to drawing as a self taught, at the beginning as an illustrator.
Her early works have been published in art magazines such as: LaMono Magazine, Cruzine, INeedAGuide, HiFructose. In 2015, she abandoned her illustrative works to pursue artistic projects, collaborating traditionally with art galleries all over Europe (in particular Galleri Benoni, Copenhagen, Denmark, and Galerie Anouk Le Bourdiec, Paris, France) and, inspired by the works of artists such as William Kentridge and Nathalie Djurberg, as well as contemporary cinema and filmmakers such as Nanni Moretti and Alice Rohrwacher, since 2017 she focused on creating and directing clay animation videos, collaborating with international music bands and musician: Low Cut Connie (USA), Ada Lea (Canada), Florda (Canada) and Crøm-Lus / Poppy Edwards (UK).
She is interested in creating short animations, narrative or experimental that investigate the relationship between the individual, more often a girl/woman, and society in its various aspects, with a special focus on contemporary loneliness in everyday life.