Buyer will get an original 35mm film strip from the original print from the 40s
After purchase please send shipping details to maiapedro [a] gmail [.] com
Buyer will also receive a high resolution Apple ProRes 4444 video file download link by email.

An ode to time decay and the power of fire. Following Maia’s line of work, this new NFT is built from manipulated 35mm analogue film material, in this particular case with high resolution scans of old nitrate celluloid film from an unknown Berlin fire dating the 1940s.

This piece is a study on disappearance and disintegration. These archives show a scene of a fire shot on highly flammable nitrate celluloid film. It was common for film to accidentally burn while projecting but paradoxically these archives have survived the fire they filmed and it is not the flames that have damaged the material, but the passage of time.

This single NFT edition is a teaser of Maia’s new short film that was just selected for the experimental competition of one of Portugal’s main film festivals.

Music done in collaboration with Suren Seneviratne

Edition 1 of 1 – 2K (2480×1556 px) – 00:40