BalloonHead: a short film by Polaris Castillo

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By Polaris Castillo in New Film on Thursday 30 August 2012

The teaser trailer for Polaris Castillo’s short film, BalloonHead, follows the story of a man trapped in a daily cycle and his escape to something extraordinary in a surreal experimental short film.

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Public art installation BalloonHead invades Los Angeles

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By Polaris Castillo in New Art on Friday 11 May 2012

Recently, I started going around Los Angeles’ public hotspots displaying (or trying to) a piece of art to make a statement on workaholism and the need to find creative freedom.┬áSome people work too hard and forget they’re following a daily routine that is slowly killing them. BalloonHead represents that eager creative intensity that should be exploited but is often shunned and denied. Balloons are freedom, a rainbow of colours is the exit from a mundane world. I’ve also created a short video documentary on the adventure so far. Should public art be removed depending on the content and message? Or does the content even matter?

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