Defragmentation: Experimental Asian Animation

Today most of the more striking, interesting and daring experimental animation is produced in East Asia — Japan, Korea, China. Unusual visuals, non-traditional work with sound, most unexpected narrative structures, shocking metaphors and animation itself (meaning the way the characters and objects move) — everything surprises us in Asian movies and defies our ideas of what an animated movie is. The program «Defragmentation» is composed of Asian movies which participated in and won prizes at different international festivals over the past few years.

Masha Tereschenko