The 6:37 video uses footage from America’s Army to highlight symptions of post-traumatic stress disorder, an increasingly prevalent condition among U.S. service personnel returning from combat zones in Iraq and Afghanistan.
If you’re expecting action, however, this is not the machinima for you. Pedercini’s work is low-key, almost ponderous. The artist seems to want to capture the feeling of detachment that is typical of those suffering from PTSD.
For a list of PTSD symptoms, click here.