Posts Tagged with: animation

Dec
08

Creative Compulsive Disorder: Remembering Zina Nicole Lahr

posted on December 8th 2013 in Animation & Arts & Documentary & Inspiration & Recycle & Sculpture & Video with 1 Comments

This short clip about artist and maker Zina Nicole Lahr may be as tragic as it is beautiful. Earlier this fall Lahr approached her friend Stormy Pyeatte and asked if they might shoot a quick video for her portfolio. The video was shot and edited in just two days and demonstrates Lahr’s insatiable desire to build, invent, and “bring life to something inanimate,” a process she called her “creative compulsive disorder.” Almost unthinkably, Lahr was killed in a hiking accident in Colorado on November 20th, a few weeks after this was shot.

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May
31

Rewilding made simple

posted on May 31st 2013 in Animation & Inspiration & Social & Video with 0 Comments

Could the destruction of the natural world be reversed? Could our bare hills once more support a rich and thriving ecosystem, containing wolves, lynx, moose, bison, wolverines and boar? Does our wildlife still bear the marks of the great beasts that once roamed here? George Monbiot narrates an animation on the enchanting subject of rewilding.

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Feb
26

Rediscovering the “chronophotography” with Choros

posted on February 26th 2013 in Animation & Cinema & Inspiration & Photography & Video with 0 Comments

A chorus of women are borne from the movements of a single dancer in this dreamlike pas de trente-deux.

In the tradition of Marey and McLaren, Michael Langan and Terah Maher combine music, dance, and image multiplication to create a film that enhances our perception of motion. “Choros” delivers a visually mesmerizing narrative in three movements, following a dancer’s (Maher) experience of discovery, euphoria, and rebirth through this surreal phenomenon. Featuring music from Steve Reich‘s “Music for 18 Musicians.”

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