project description
Liminality takes its inspiration from a letter Albert Einstein wrote to his daughter, Lieserl Einstein. 

“To give visibility to love, I made a simple substitution in my most famous equation. If instead of E = mc2, we accept that the energy to heal the world can be obtained through love multiplied by the speed of light squared, we arrive at the conclusion that love is the most powerful force there is, because it has no limits.” – Einstein

Ice is used as a surface for the projected film giving the story a lifetime that is as long as the ice takes to melt and disappear. The body of water is now free to part ways in a thousand drops, but the memory of the old, and the potential for a new life is always there. All water will freeze again. And so the circle continues.


Siân is a British artist based in Los Angeles, CA. She is a 2018 candidate for MFA in Experimental Animation at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). She received her undergraduate degree in Acting and Global Theatre from Regents University in London, UK, in 2013 having spent part of her studies at PACE University in New York, NY and at CalArts. Siân uses animation, film, visual and performative arts to share ideas and stories that investigate the discourse between truth and reality. Her most recent studies use water as both a container and a character. Her calling cards are vibrant colors, painterly shapes and an ability to find mystery and magic in real life events.  

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