1ch HD Video | 1ch HD Sound
CG animation, editing, and colour grading by Jake Moore
Creative concept and direction by Jake Moore and Semi Precious
Produced, composed, mixed & sung by Semi Precious
Additional synths & piano by Aviram Barath
Mastered by Nick Powell
Other Life combines an ultra-futuristic, sterile and vacuous aesthetic with undercurrents of homoerotic tension. The song’s yearning mood resonated with me, provoking the construction of a digital environment in which the boundaries of my lived identity become more fluid; a technological utopia with an unstable core.
The viewer is guided into a central chamber that visually references gay bathhouses, cathedrals, and the backrooms of queer venues; sites that share a heightened, otherworldly and ethereal atmosphere. Eight figures lounge across one another in anticipation of a bliss that fails to actualise. Their sensual climb plateaus and descends as their bodies begin to degrade; a metaphor for the perils of hedonism.