OVERWERK // VIRTUE MUSIC VIDEO
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Virtue is a fully CG avant-garde music video. With an impelling perspective, each shot builds on the musical narrative established in OVERWERK's 22-minute opus.
OVERWERK and a small team of artists worked tirelessly to create and animate the seven original sculptures. Each sculpture was meticulously researched and scrupulously crafted; all with the intention of creating an unparalleled art experience.
In Virtue, each scene and respective statue acts as a tableau. The sum of which, thematically contextualized by the seven cardinal/theological virtues, illustrates one of mankind's most inherent conditions; mind-dominance.
Virtue is a cyclical allegory, written by OVERWERK himself. The video depicts the journey of a male figure who becomes overwhelmed and emboldened by thought itself. This figure is meant to personify our mind's journey and abstraction from that which gives us life. This man's unrestrained predisposition and ego become a veil that shrouds him from the divine.
Only through true surrender, does this man begin to reconnect with his source.
Music and Creative Direction: OVERWERK (Edmond Huszar)
Executive Producer: Ebrahim Zarif, Edmond Huszar
Production and Technical Direction: Lorcan O’Shanahan
Sculpt & Modelling: Richard Reyes, Edmond Huszar, Lorcan O’Shanahan, Brendan Pace
Camera: Dane Armour, Lorcan O’Shanahan
This project is funded in part by FACTOR, the Government of Canada and Canada’s private radio broadcasters.
Ce projet est financé en partie par FACTOR, le gouvernement du Canada et les radiodiffuseurs privés du Canada.