More than a Subject

A film by Gabrialla Moses, commissioned by MUNCH.

In conjunction with the exhibition Call Me by My Name, MUNCH has invited director Gabriella Moses to interpret Edvard Munch’s painting of Sultan Abdul Karem with a green scarf into a film. In the movie More than a Subject, Moses explores the experience of having to perform blackness and how being observed as an artistic subject shape one’s sense of identity.

About Gabriealla Moses

Filmmaker, writer and production designer Gabriella Moses believes in sharing stories of underrepresented protagonists. Most of all she wants to challenge the audience´s perceptions of identity, reality and their imaginations. Based in Brooklyn, New York, Moses was educated at Tisch School of the Arts. Her work has received support from many institutions,  including the Sundance Institute, Tribeca Institute, New York Women in Film & TV, The Gotham Film & Media Institute and the National Association of Latino Arts and Culture.