"Obligations and constraints dehumanize a person. put them in a container that they don’t fit in.
Our body metamorphoses, our mind mutates, yet we are in the same brutal container with no justice. we want to touch our reality but the lines separating us as a gender, race, fixed category and label limits us. we don’t fit in. Our beliefs transcends the container of flesh.
all these forces empowers development of our minds and a conceptual shift, it’s a way of enlightenment."
Editing, VFX and Sound Design: Arman Paxad / DEEV | Created by Roxane Fallah
This piece is an NFT. Collect it on Foundation.
Created for the song ‘FALSE’ by DEEV, the video makes use of a completely dark background, synced strobing lights and noisy structural visuals to emphasize the sounds and the concept of the song. The mask and headpiece, which are borrowed from the album artwork, are used to represent the duality of character and the dichotomy of the situation that is the core concept of the lyrics.
Co-directed and edited by Arman Paxad | Filmed and co-directed by Joey Lopez | Generative visuals by Ian Ross | Headpiece and mask designed by Arman Paxad
Created for the song 'UNA' by the Iranian-Canadian band King Raam, this video tackles the ideas of alienation, privacy, belonging, extinction, and death through an intricately arranged set of signs and symbols. The video has been shot in reverse and slow-motion on an iPhone XR. The island is inspired by Arnold Böcklin's painting, 'Isle of the Dead (Die Toteninsel)' and the two necklaces are based on the 'Tapuat' (also called 'Man in the Maze', Hopi symbol for life) and the ancient symbol 'Seed of Life'.
Written and directed by Arman Paxad | Camera: Ali Etrati | Cast: Eva Smith + Roxane Fallah + Arman Paxad | VFX: Farhad Ghodsi + Mohammad Keyvan + Arman Paxad | Makeup: Roxane Fallah
Created for the song ‘Machine’ by Mani Khaira, the video follows a brilliantly choreographed performance by actor and dancer Brennan Clost.
Directed by Meeshelle Neal | Edited by Arman Paxad | Choreographed & Performed by Brennan Clost | Cinematographer: Raymond Tuquero | Producer: Sebastien Dumond | Production Designer: Melissa Bessey | Assistant Camera: Kayla Craig | Lighting Technician: Anthony Voltsinis