Mónica Baptista, (born in1984), is an artist and experimental filmmaker based in Porto, Portugal. She studied Fine Arts-Painting and has delved in to experimental cinema and documentary, using mainly analog formats as Super8, 16mm and 35mm, while also employing video and photography.
Água Forte (Strong Waters) follows the course of a river, intersecting different times, the mythologic and the essay - proper of travel diaries. Drawing together with the landscape an horizontal thought and finally collapsing in to a wild object.
Shot at Amazonia in16mm film and developed by hand.