The Masque of the Red Death

This as my entry for The Folio Book Illustration Award 2022, illustrating the Mask of The Red Death by E. A. Poe. Can you spot the Red Death, can you? Hint: look at a thumbnail. So in my head, the people at the Masquerade Party took some fun drugs that...

Precious present

Illustrations for a comic concert in which the narrative images were accompanied by music, played live by Itay Dvori. The event was organized by MEK - the European Culture Museum of Berlin. This is a story about parallel lives, about the fleeting and precious present...

The Lost Sunday

The Lost Sunday is an Eisner nominated comic book about working too much, told through stories and inspiration from old folklore, myths and tales. It's a very dear project to me, and it was also based on my own experience with burnout. Nina lives in a...

Dancing diary

"Dancing diary" is a project that presents key moments from my dancing life, before and after 2020's "Great social Distancing". The good, the bad, the ugly and the very beautiful, the joy and the hardships, the giving up and the going on - all of...

The Piannist

This short animation was inspired by Solo Tango Orchestra, and was featured in the Gala Tango Cazino 2019 show, Cluj-Napoca. Music credits: - Chorra - Francisco Canaro & C.Gardel (1956) [video poster="https://ileanasurducan.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/pianist-animatie-pregatit-1280.jpg" width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://ileanasurducan.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/pinistileanasurducancompressed-2.mp4"][/video]  ...

The Violonist

This short animation was inspired by Solo Tango Orchestra, and was featured in the Gala Tango Cazino 2019 show, Cluj-Napoca. Music credits: Madre Hay Una Sola - Francisco Canaro & C.Gardel (1956) [video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://ileanasurducan.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/IleanaSurducanviolonist-compressed.mp4" poster="https://ileanasurducan.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/violonist-1280.jpg"][/video] ...

The Bandoneon

This short animation was inspired by Solo Tango Orchestra, and was featured in the Gala Tango Cazino 2019 show, Cluj-Napoca. Music credits: Bandoneón Arrabalero - Francisco Canaro & C.Gardel (1956) [video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://ileanasurducan.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/IleanaSurducanBandoneon.mp4" poster="https://ileanasurducan.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Bandoneon-1280.jpg"][/video] ...

Tango steps

[video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://ileanasurducan.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/TangodancersStephanieFausto-supercrompressed2.mp4" poster="https://ileanasurducan.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/stephanie-fausto-2-1280.png"][/video] An ilustration inspired by two of my favaourite tango dancers and teachers: Fausto Carpino and Stephanie Fesneau. The animation was featured in the Gala Tango Cazino 2019 show, Cluj-Napoca. Music credits: Si soy así - Carlos Gardel con la Orquesta de Alfredo...