21|12 is a contemporary art piece that explores new media through film, print, sculpture, live performance and interaction. Is a work based on the principle of upgraded versions that get re-build every year.
The piece is divided into 7 chapters of 12 minutes and each one corresponds to a day of the week and a chapter theme.
The piece has no language. Is meant to be a catalyst for the spectator as a protagonist. Is said that there are as many versions of the movie as spectators that have seen it. Additionally, the movie was made 3D ready with the use of special prism lenses that makes the piece tridimensional without the need for special equipment besides the lenses themselves. Meaning that it can be seen 3D in regular TVs, Screens, Projections, Phones, Tablets, and others.
Based on the novel “La Luz al Final del Mundo” by Costa Rican author Rod Saturnine. The plot focuses on Clara, a teenage gypsy daughter of Mortimer, the authority of Death, and the complications that surround her as she tries to belong to both the earthly and spirit worlds. Will Clara be worthy of being the heir to her father's position or will her doubts make her lose her destiny?