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Eris

Claire Hooper
UK 2012 / 36’

Eris is the final part of Claire Hooper’s Greek myth inspired trilogy the title of which relates to the goddess of discord and chaos. The main character of this modern story is a black woman fighting for custody of her children. In Eris, Hooper reaches for different styles, jumping from realism to poetry. The casual visual style is accompanied by hip-hop music written by Beatrice Dillon and, in one fragment, by the indie-rock group Lioness.

Patryk Tomiczek

Claire Hooper

Claire Hooper (born 1978) is an artist and filmmaker from London. She is the 2010 winner of the 2010 Baloise Art Prize, and was nominated for the 2011 Jarman Award. This year she has had solo shows at Lothringer 13 in Munich and MUMOK in Vienna. Her work has been screened and exhibited at national and international venues including the Serpentine Gallery, the ICA, Jerwood Space, Art Basel and IT Park Gallery, Taiwan.

Selected filmography

2010 NYX (short)

2011 Aloide (short)

2012 Eris (short)

Prepared by: Patryk Tomiczek

Cast & Crew

director Claire Hooper
screenplay Claire Hooper
cinematography Claire Hooper, Jaime Felliu-Torres, Paul Simon Richards, Edward Tucker, Jospeh Walsh
editing Claire Hooper, Paul Simon Richards
music Beatrice Dillon, Lioness
cast Danielle Marie Shillingford, Marlon Shillingford, Tyler Shillingford, Krustyo Peev, Philippa Howard, Sandra Hobson, Nadia Williams
producer Claire Hooper
production Picture This, Flamin, Lighthouse, Arts Council England, Electra
sales Lux
language English
colouration colour