Created during March 2020, this experimental stop-motion film reflects the anxiety of the artists involved as the anxiety around the COVID-19 virus grew globally. South Africa went into lock-down on Friday 27 March. Everybody working in isolation, the film was completed on 1 April 2020.
Diek Grobler lives and works in Pretoria, South Africa. He trained as a visual artist and has been working with animation for 20 years. His films for children have won awards at KROK, Hiroshima, Tindirindis and Teheran. Since 2009 he has focuses in his personal work on animated poetry-film.