From cave paintings to virtual reality, Beware of Images embarks on a fascinating journey through the history of mediated representation. Fast-paced and entertaining, this animated documentary aims to inform, while encouraging the audience to examine our relationship with past, present and future media technologies.
Director Sergio Toporek will be present for a Q&A session following both screenings.
Sergio Toporek is an artist, designer and independent filmmaker. His work explores the relationship between art, science, and technology. He has designed over 80 cd covers, working with all major labels, and with musicians as varied as Luis Miguel, Celine Dion and Cafe Tacuba.
A native of Mexico City, Sergio Toporek started his creative career working under the guidance of Alejandro G. Iñárritu (Birdman, The Revenant).
In 1996, Sergio moved to Vancouver and applied his skills as a graphic designer in the advertising industry. In 2006, Sergio joined the faculty of the Vancouver Film School as a Typography, Visual Communications and 2D Graphics instructor.
Sergio Toporek has a keen awareness of the power of visual representations and has put his heart and soul into researching, writing and animating this ambitious media literacy film. Through Mr. Torporek’s career as a media educator, graphic designer, and advertising professional, he has garnered unique insights about the impact of visual communication and media, which he has been able to bring to this film.
Be among the very first to see the highly anticipated documentary Beware of Images.