„Lepidoptera“ is the scientific denomination of butterflies. Since antiquity the butterfly serves as a picture of the soul. In Ancient Greek it even bears the same name „ψυχή“. The title of the animation short film by Omani Frei thus suggests an analysis of the soul. And indeed, it begins like an experimental arrangement with a single female figure in the middle of an undefined space without background. […]
An excerpt from the text „Soul“ by Dr. Alexander Wiehart for the short film Lepidoptera.
Animation | hand drawn on paper
Film: Omani Frei
Music: Jonas Holfeld