Few films feel this immediate and vivid, and Nourry's abilities as a creator translate wonderfully to the medium.
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Multi-disciplinary French artist Prune Nourry has gained international recognition for her thought-provoking, educational, and often humorous projects exploring bioethics through sculpture, video, photography, and performance. At the young age of 31, Prune is diagnosed with breast cancer. She starts documenting her treatment and its effect on her own body, turning her medical odyssey into a disarmingly intimate artistic undertaking that leads her to find new meaning in her work and its serendipitous relationship to her own survival.
Prune Nourry’s “Serendipity” opens with an image of what appears to be an insurmountable summit, but in allowing the moment to linger and the light to change, you realize it’s a sheet draped over the toes of the multidisciplinary artist as she lies in a gurney at a hospital, though the feeling is no ...