Director: Colm Mullen
Through conversations with scholars and health care professionals; Artist Marie Brett (E.gress) explores questions relating to death and care in Ireland. The conversations span medical, philosophical, folkloric and legal perspectives, offering an insight into the intimate and privileged moments of the artist/participant encounter.
Animais based on Marie Brett’s research project Whispers and was made in collaboration with St Francis Hospice, Raheny, UCD School of Social Sciences and Law and The National Folklore Collection.
The film was funded through the 2016 artsandhealth.ie Documentation Bursary.
Colm Mullen is a freelance cinematographer and photographer. His work includes: Drama and documentary film; Commercial, portrait, fashion and performance photography. My photographic work also includes art and illustration commissions for books, magazine editorials and album art. Website www.colmmullen.ie