Melika Bass

Melika Bass is a filmmaker and installation artist living in Chicago. She is the recipient of an Artadia Award, a Media Arts Fellowship from the Illinois Arts Council, and an Experimental Film Prize from the Athens International Film Festival. Recent shows include: Film Society of Lincoln Center; Kino der Kunst, Munich; BFI London Film Festival; Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (solo exhibition); Torino Film Festival, Italy; Anthology Film Archives; Indie Lisboa Film Festival, Portugal; CPH Dox Film Festival, Denmark. Previous films at AAFF include SHOALS (2012) and SONGS FROM THE SHED, winner of a Kodak/Filmcraft Imaging Award in 2010.

Varðeldur by Sigur Rós

(Melika Bass, 2012)

A film portrait of an unstable entity in a haunted vessel, drawn into and floating away from a siren song. -MB One of a dozen international films commissioned by Icelandic...