What is Dust?

25 OCT / 16:00 / Sal 4
26 OCT / 10:30 / Sal 4

Less than a tenth the size of an ant, a dust mite’s whole world is contained in the dusty film under a bed or in a forgotten corner. This realm is right under our noses, but from our perspective, the tiny specks of brilliant color blend together into a nondescript grey. What are these colorful microscopic particles? Michael Marder explores the scie

  • Directed by: Mette Ilene Holmriis
  • Country: Denmark, 2018
  • Time: 4m 33s
  • Type: traditional
  • Production: Gerta Xhelo
  • Animation: Mette Ilene Holmriis
  • Company: TED-ed

Director and animator Mette Ilene Holmriis graduated in 2009 from the Animation Workshop in Denmark. Since 2010, she has been living in Berlin from where she is working freelance for a number of countries on a vast number of different projects from low budget games to big feature film productions. Lately she has been directing a series of films for TED’s educational channel.