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    OCULE is a cutout animated film exploring the relationship between observer and observed and the power imbalances inherent therein.

    In quantum physics it's suggested that matter exists in multiple positions simultaneously until observed by a consciousness when it is fixed to a single point, creating an objective reality.

    A similar concept could be applied to social theory, where individuals may internally possess intricate and complex identities, yet be reduced to a single fixed role by the external observation of the culture in which they exist.

    OCULE explores this idea by using characters reduced to scrutinizing eyes who embody the Gaze, and by extension the power that the intangible act of Looking has in projecting a very tangible and often restrictive identity onto a passive subject.