Vishaparvam by Vipin Vijay

A video essay that looks into the contemporary simulation of the old relationship between sign and referent. A traditional toxicologist, a convict, a herpetologist, a traditional healer – ponder deep to get closer to the reality of things that are under layer upon layer of images

Paris, France (Award)
Kerala State Awards (Award)
Rotterdam; Oberhausen; Germany
Toronto, Canada
Thrissur; Thiruvananthapuram; Panaji; India

Vipin Vijay graduated from SRFTI, Calcutta, and received the Charles Wallace Arts Award for research at the British Film Institute, London, and India Office Records, London. His films have won the short Tiger Award-Rotterdam, National Award-India, Golden Pearl- HIFF, Kodak Award, Kerala State Film Award, IDPA Award and the John Abraham National Awards. Apart from being widely shown in film festivals and art museums, two of his films have been acquired for permanent archiving at the US Library of Congress. He is the recipient of the prestigious Sanskriti Award for Cultural Achievement in Filmmaking.

  • Cinematographer, Editor, Sound Recordist: Vipin Vijay
  • Project Partner: Films Division

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