A video inspired by the ‘20s vampire silent film Nosferatu, which represents the ugliness that we nourish, suggesting that we must acknowledge it before breaking free from it. The image is the paradox of having to accept to be bitten in order to kill the monster that lives within.
“For me, Cardinal explores the internal struggles between the fear that comes with exposing my heart to the light and the acknowledgment of the darkness that lives inside me. It’s a representation of the decisions that keep the perfect balance between the truth and the personal illusions and make-beliefs that we have come to see as truths. It’s an invitation to take a step outside one’s own personal reality and let go…” -Sef