Our Selves in Light & Shadow | A Video Essay on Blade Runner

What does it mean to be conscious, to have an identity, to have memories? In this video essay, Isabella Cuevas Pierson analyzes how Ridley Scott uses light and shadow to convey the film’s themes and the duality between artificial and human life, confusion and clarity.




Fluids, Elements & Bodies

Gender, Sexuality & Identity

Harrison Ford



Ridley Scott

Blade Runner