Category: Animation

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Matthieu Bourel

NOSTALGIA Matthieu Bourel collects old photos of actors, celebrities or pictures of magazines to make surreal images and animated GIFs. “I like to evoke a fake history or inspire nostalgia for a period in time that never truly existed. The obsession of collecting disparate images from books, old magazines and other found material becomes as […]

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George Redhawk

HOW TO SEE THE WORLD American artist George Redhawk – a.k.a. DarkAngelØne – creates eerily beautiful gifs even though he’s legally blind. With help from computer software, the designer utilizes the art of gif-making to show others how he sees the world as a man who suddenly lost his sight. “It’s an artistic expression of […]

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Kevin Weir

UNKNOWABLE PLACES AND PERSONS Art director and designer Kevin Weir uses historical black and white photographs forgotten to time as the basis for his quirky—and slightly disturbing—animated GIFs. He makes use of photographs he finds in the Library of Congress online archive, and is deeply drawn to what he calls “unknowable places and persons,” images […]

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Nicolas Monterrat

UN GIF DANS TA GUEULE Nicolas Monterrat is an animated Gif artist whose overflowing imagination and creativity are at the origin of the project “Un Gif Dans Ta Gueule”. This blog stands out for the subtly nonsensical and humorous creations found there. “The interest of the Gif in me is to approach the perfect loop, […]

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Bill Domonkos

A NONSENSICAL WORLD Working with photographs, film clips, and illustrations lost to time, San Francisco-based filmmaker and stereoscopist Bill Domonkos creates darkly humorous animated GIFs. The resurrected photos merged with modern animation are almost completely nonsensical in subject matter and yet perfect in their execution, the more random the better: “I view my work as […]

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