An animation triptych which evokes the atmosphere of old Dutch paintings, where sisters are trapped in melancholy, facing the loss and emptiness over the missing one.

Title: Sisters
Directors: Lea Vidakovic
Sets and puppets: Lea Vidakovic
Animation: Lea Vidakovic
Editing: Lea Vidakovic
Sound: Hrvoje Radnic
Production: Royal Academy of Arts KASK, Belgium
Duration: 7min 48s
Year: 2012


The film was shown on 100+ festivals and won the following awards:
2013. honorary mention – International film festival ZOOM ZBLIZENIA, Poland
2013. best animation film- Watch Out Film Festival – Tetovo, Macedonia
2013. best sound decision– The Unprecedented Cinema, Nevidannoe kino, Tallin, Estonia
2013. nomination – 13 Festival Internacional de Cine y Video Experimental VALLECAS PUERTA DEL CINE, Madrid, Spain
2014. best animation short – III Dona i Cinema-Mujer y Cine- Woman&Film, Spain
2014. best artsy short film – Cine Campus – int. student’s film festival, Puerto Rico
2014. audience choice award – Cinema Monster Film festival, Pennsylvania, USA
2014. best animation – Early bird student film festival, Bulgaria
2014. best cinematography – Early bird student film festival, Bulgaria
2014. best narration – Multivision, Video Installations Competition at the Erarta Museum of the Contemporary Art
2015. best experimental animation film – Encontrarte Amares 4, Portugal
2016. third award – short film category – Fem Tour Truck, Spain, Portugal, Colombia, Ecuador
2016. audience award – Start Film Fest, Sisak, Croatia
2016. Outstanding set design – Autumn Shorts Film Festival Somerset, Kentucky, USA
2016. Nomination for best film – Autumn Shorts Film Festival Somerset, Kentucky, USA


The sets and puppets from the film were displayed on the following exhibitions:

2012. MA student exhibition – KASK – Royal Academy of Arts, Gent, Belgium
2012. exhibition ‘4th coming’, Koksijde, Belgium
2012. exhibition ‘Mise and Abyme’ CC Dilft, Bornem, Belgium
2013. exhibition of new members of SULUV (Association of Artists from Vojvodina) Gallery SULUV, Novi Sad, Serbia
2013. T-HT award exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia
2013. USB-shuffle-show 2013, INSTITUT FÜR ALLES MÖGLICHE, Berlin, Germany
2013. Art Festival S.U.N.D., Lisbon, Portugal
2013. Tehnologija Narodu – screening of Sisters, Museum of Contemporary Art, Novi Sad, Serbia
2013. Videosfera, triennial mixed media, Krusevac, Serbia
2014. Sisters, solo exhibition, Modern gallery Lazarevac, Lazarevac, Serbia
2014. Sisters, solo exhibition, Gallery of Matica Hrvatska, Zagreb, Croatia
2014. Sisters, solo exhibition, MMC (Multi Medial Center) LUKA, Pula, Croatia
2014. ‘2. pogled’ – Modern Gallery Likovni susret, Subotica, Serbia
2014. ‘235km/100 years – Serbian and Austrian Artists Now’, Haus Der Kunst, Baden, Switzerland
2014. Hidden rooms – identities. cities. memories. part of the contemporary art exhibition “Venezia Misteriosa” Palazzo ca’Zanardi, Venice, Italy
2015. Loop videos, Exhibition at Medrar for Contemporary Art, 7th Cairo Video Festival, Egypt
2017. Visualising the city, group exhibition, part of Visual Method int. conference, Singapore Institute of Technology
2017. Exhibition of audio visual works for the 10 years anniversary of Gallery “Magacin u Kraljevica Marka”, Belgrade, Serbia
2019. Image-Mouvement, Gallery Rivoli 59, Paris, France
2019. Skok i Zaron, Contemporary women new media artists from Vojvodina, Museum of contemporary art of Vojvodina, Novi Sad, Serbia
2019. ​​Sisters, Podroom Gallery, Belgrade Cultural Center, Serbia
2019. Space in contemporary art in Vojvodina, Gallery Kazamat, Osijek, Croatia
2021. Sisters, animated installation with live music performance, Espinho, Portugal in collaboration with CINANIMA animation festival

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