Living Room: Chris Fontana

Living Room is a series of short films by visual artist Nina Sanadze.

An artist sits on a white couch with laptop on their lap. they wear a white shirt and glasses and have shoulder length blond hair. The wall behind them and to the left is covered in drawings on brown paper. A table is to the left of them, covered in drawing materials.

Living Room by Nina Sanadze

Living Room is a series of short films by visual artist Nina Sanadze. Watch Series one and two here.


Duration
13 minutes

Living Room Volume 1 - Chris Fontana, 29 July 2020

Living Room is an ongoing series of short films by visual artist Nina Sanadze.

Each film presents a portrait of a Melbourne artist captured in their home studio and sometimes at their job too.

Recorded on a smartphone in between Covid lockdowns, the films blend domestic and political, private and public creating personal, insightful biographies of artists and living conditions of our time. 

For Chris Fontana, medieval aesthetics offer a compelling and explicit vehicle for storytelling, allowing her to present a contemporary worldview through a historical lens. While precariously fragile and tactile, her work often takes on a monumental scale, adopting the principle of the medieval map and incorporating graphic narrative illustration within portraiture to address broad political and social concerns.

Combining both art and writing practices, she currently works across mediums and genres to develop alternative methods for the delivery of stories.

To find out more about the artist checkout their website and instagram .

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