Time Lapse

Art, Video

Wrapped,” a visual effects-driven short film by Roman Kälin, Falko Paeper and Florian Wittmann, flips on the FX switch and gets to work pumping out one of the wildest visions ever dreamt up for our cityscape.

To a soundtrack that progresses from tentative to triumphant, fast-moving foliage gets a foothold and gains ground, starting with an opening shot of a dead street rat getting subsumed by verdant moss. The flora continues its takeover of Manhattan’s man-made infrastructure and concrete canyons, with a conclusion we won’t spoil.

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