EYES WIDE OPEN / The National Museum of Photography

Studio Alavi TV Festival

By recording her subject's movements using a video camera, and then segmenting the footage into stills, Lislegaard invites us to create a composite from a series of images projected on to three screens. The effect is one of watching three slide shows alternating at slightly different speeds. Each sequence depicts the small inconsequential movements of a young woman – a tilt of the head, a lifted arm, a shift of the gaze. Occasionally, brief blips of real time action interrupt the progression of the stills, revealing their source as moving imagery, and jarring us into the present.

Studio Alavi EYES WIDE OPEN

From time to time, the stream of visual fragments comes to a complete halt. Empty of imagery, the screen emits only darkness. A voice suddenly emanates from somewhere behind the projection – a woman describing another woman. As if we have been temporarily blinded and are being aided by a seeing friend, the voice describes the other woman's movements and appearance in short hushed phrases and streams of words and broken up sentences.

Studio Alavi TEYES WIDE OPEN

Studio Alavi EYES WIDE OPEN

Studio Alavi EYES WIDE OPEN

Studio Alavi EYES WIDE OPEN

Studio Alavi EYES WIDE OPEN

Studio Alavi TV Festival

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Studio Alavi

  • Founded in 1997, Studio Alavi is a Copenhagen-based graphic design consultancy with focus on design, art direction & identity, we create innovative solutions for a multitude of applications, media and environments.
    Awards
    2014 VIDEOGRAPHER AWARDS - USA - Award of Excellence in 'Corporate Image'
    2014 VIDEOGRAPHER AWARDS - USA - Award of Excellence in 'Company Overview'
    2014 SUMMIT CREATIVE AWARD - USA - Silver in 'Corporate Image'
    2014 Hermes Creative Awards - USA - Platin in 'Corporate Image'
    2014 Hermes Creative Awards - USA - Gold in 'Corporate Image'
    2014 Telly Award - USA - 'best film' awards in 'Corporate Image'
    2011 Telly Award - USA - 'best film' awards in 'Corporate Image'
    2011 Telly Award - USA - 'best film' awards in 'Public Relations'
    2009 Winner of 1st Place - Gold Camera - U.S. International Film & Video Festival - Corporate Films
    2009 Telly Award - USA - Global Networking - Corporate Films
    2007 Promax BDA World - New York - Gold Tele Club - Relaunch - Brand Identity
    2006 Promax BDA World - New York - Gold Novy Channel - Brand Identity
    2005 Promax BDA World - New York - Silver DR1 News - new brand identity
    2002 MCA Awards Craft Awards Best Grafik Senso Diva
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    Clients / Partial List
  • Advokatsamfundet, Blu, Danish Film Institute, Danish Ministry Of Health, Danmarks Design skole, DR / Danish Broadcasting Corporation, Delta, DSB, DTU / Technical University of Denmark, Egmont, Eksterbladet, Enter, Folketinget/ Danish Parliament, ISS, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Moderna, Novi Attorneys, Novy / Ukraine, Happy Channel / China, OAO, Promax BDA World, SBS TV, SCKK / The Centre for Development of Human Resources and Quality Management, SVK / Danish Art Workshops, Tele Club / Switzerland, Tryg, TV2 Denmark, TV2 Norge, TV3, Viasat, Viltoft Attorneys, Widex.
  • Masoud Alavi believes in design as a tool of communication. He is also a typographer, art director and identity strategist. He graduated with a Master of Science in Fine Arts from University Of Tehran in 1988 and received his Master of Visual Communication from the Danish Design School in Copenhagen in 1994. His speciality is brand design. Masoud Alavi remains strongly influenced by his native Persian sensibilities, but shaped by his European training and filtered through a Scandinavian mentality, his intriguing and authentic design work stands alone. The list of prestigious assignments on Masoud Alavi's resume is extensive, and he is a highly recognized designer through his work for amongst others The Danish Broadcasting Corporation. Masoud Alavi has received numerous international design awards.