Portland Mercury/TBA fest

Portland Mercury

"Watching Miwa Matreyek’s videos feels magical. The good kind of magic—not stoner magic, but the sincere, spectacular, nature and kid kind of magic. Matreyek (who studied animation at CalArts) paints, draws, and builds gorgeous animation scenes set to music from folks like Mirah and Anna Oxygen. Then, she creates high-tech shadow puppet shows, stepping in front of her video projector to incorporate her own body into computer animations. The effect is a beautiful visual collage of imagery interacting with her shape. SARAH MIRK"