Enveloped / Ecstatic was made under and obliquely responds to Covid-19 restrictions. At a time of distance and digital communication, this is an attempt to articulate feelings of a hybrid digital and physical existence, seeking to establish new concepts within the area of audio-visual art and bodily perception. As we follow a figure through various experiences of movement, perception and touch, the piece explores ideas of distance, presence, embodiment and digital abstraction through image and sound.
Max Breakenridge is a filmmaker and moving-image artist based in Glasgow, Scotland. His work often deals with embodiment, mysticism, dislocation and materiality through immersive image and sound. He is a graduate of the University of Glasgow's MSc in Filmmaking and Media Arts.