something is a plot device, you are the story.
This original art object instigates creativity and wonder in the imagination of its beholder. It is a vividly simple idea that bears no descriptive qualities outside of itself. Its purpose is to reveal subjective creative intelligence and spark imaginative ideas.
something presented itself to Scott Thrift, a writer and filmmaker who in 2001 was deeply questioning the fate of cinema in the 21st century.
The idea of ‘something’ as a physical example of what films ‘do’ was the consequence of years of research and writing. The polished design of something is the result of over 500 prototypes Mr. Thrift developed by hand into the imagined shape of ‘something.’