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María Lorenzo

Urban Sphinx, 04:53 min, Color, Stereo, Spain, 2020

María Lorenzo Hernández (1977) is an animation teacher at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain. Her short film The Night Ocean (2015) has been nominated to the GOYA Spanish Academy of Film Awards.

URBAN SPHINX is an animation short film that creatively documents the presence of street art in Valencia (Spain) between 2018 and 2019. In URBAN SPHINX, these pieces of ephemeral art are animated by connecting each image like the frames of a film. All these faces look at us with wide-open eyes.