Magic Word ANIMATION
painter and sculptor
He is an artist with an inexhaustible imagination, who is sensitive to his surroundings and has a unique talent for reinterpreting his environment trough painting, sculpture and etching. Ripollés, who hails from Castellón and is considered one of the most international stars of contemporary Spanish art, has exhibited his works throughout Europe, America and Asia form more than 50 years. Over the course of his brilliant career, he has acquired great prestige and recognition out Spain for his audacity and the fantasy he creates with shapes, colours and materials. Over the years Ripollés has also continually redefined himself and has always been open to change. This rejuvenation has taken place in the form of calm transitions, which, today, clearly, show the evolution of pictorial and sculptural work that evolves with each period, but which has one common and essential characteristic: it is all the work of genius.
Lump’s forest really exists – why not? – somewhere across the universe.
Everything happens there in a timeless setting, in a continuous present and without time passing in any especial direction.
It is a closed and particular world that is ruled by slightly different laws: for instance, humans are considered as “alien” beings there, and some of the creatures we regard as mythical (fairies, dragons, witches and so on) are so real and ordinary there as our dogs, horses or elephants.
Small details such as plants being able to think and talk as the other creatures give Lump a certain charm and open the door to interesting expressive possibilities.
On the other hand, their inhabitants aren’t that distant to human nature, since their feelings, virtues and shortcomings are governed by rules that are very close to ours, which allows us to accept more easily their other extraordinary magical qualities.
The actions that happen through the episodes of this series consist of small anecdotic situations practically independent (that is to say, with a beginning and an end of their own), although they are always linked by the common environment and by the development of the interpersonal relationships between the main characters.
To sum up, Lump’s Forest can be briefly defined as: “A fantastic world”
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