What Is Love?

Director, Interviewer, videographer: Nisha Haq
Featuring: Mahfuza Murshed, Tanzir Haq, Robert Henderson, Ruby Haq

Mar 2013 - May 2013

Created as my submission piece for my 2nd year module on Moving Image in BA Photography at Southampton Solent University.

Interviewing people close to me, I wanted to explore the meaning of love, in particular, romantic love and relationships. Being in love myself, I want to create a talking point. Love can be depicted in its stereotypical ways seen in cinema and as abusive in the media however I don't feel there has been much work focused on conversing about the concept of love in a simple straight-forward way.

Inspired by video/film portraits using photographic composition (I used my simple Canon 550d, a tripod and 50mm f/1.4 lens as my set up), and screen tests, I wanted to expand the 'boundaries' of the still image fusing this with interview documentary to create video art.