The film explores notions of rhythm, and consciousness and celebrates the freedom of losing control; the beauty of deciding one’s own path.
“We are often consumed by the monotony and repetitive nature of everyday life. ‘Broken Machines, Broken Dreams’ portrays the idea that if we decide to let our imagination and thoughts run wild – we could find a new comfort and rhythm in the freedom of it. In Max Cooper’s words: ‘it is about letting go and accepting a slightly odd yet harmonic resolution’.
To visually address these themes we used CNC machines. What happens when computer numerically controlled machines, the most methodical, repetitive and controlled instruments, start to daydream?”