Posted: 12.05.12/14:36

Benita Raphan: Shorts

​Imprint recently assembled a profile of Benita Raphan. Starting with her graduation from SVA which lead to grad school in London. The article looks at her film work, from “The Immediate Subject “(1986), a tribute to her mentor, the graphic designer Andrzej Klimowski to her most current project “Pete the Dog,” a film about her own life. 

“It’s a true story about living in the middle of one of the largest cities in the world and going broke on a wonderful ASPCA dog that is afraid of people and sounds,” she says. “I thought that I was going to have a happy-go-lucky jogging partner. Little did I realize I was adopting the greatest companion an artist could have—except for the people-and sound-deal. I want to use the film to help raise awareness of canine behavioral issues, knowing that this is a growing problem worldwide.”

Read more: Gail Anderson on Benita Raphan’s Short Design Films


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