A spirited young woman persuades a hyena from London Zoo to take her place at a dinner dance held in her honour. Their plan requires a surprising amount of artistry and violence. Based on a story by artist Leonora Carrington, Elizabeth Hobbs celebrates her startling tale with paint and collage.
Elizabeth Hobbs is a London based artist working with animation. Her films are experimental in form and often centred upon real life people or events. She received a BAFTA British Short Animation nomination for I’m OK, and in 2022 her film The Debutante was shortlisted for an Academy award.