Category Archives: Animation

Through Half-Deserted Streets

Montreal-based comic book artist and illustrator Julian Peters has created a terrific graphic version of T.S. Eliot’s classic poem “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”. Here’s a sample, but you can see the rest in its entirety on Peters’ … Continue reading

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Thought Crimes

The excellent TED-ED lesson below was written and narrated by Noah Tavlin. It offers a clear and succinct explanation of what the term “Orwellian” actually means. A helpful reminder to be discerning in our word choice, too.

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Digital Graffiti

The brilliant Brazilian street art duo known as VJ Soave describe their work as “digital graffiti”. The peripatetic pair travel the globe unleashing whimsy and spreading joy from specially equipped tricycles that they call Suaveciclo. Illuminating buildings, sidewalks and streets, … Continue reading

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existence and being

German graphic artist Henning M. Lederer has turned vintage book covers into a mesmerizing series of animated gifs. Check out the video of the project and visit the website to learn more.

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Reading Is Magic

This sweet stop-motion video created by unPop Studio captures the magic of reading in a delightful tribute to J K Rowling.

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Ban This Book

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Comics In Transit

The Vancouver-based non-profit comics collective Cloudscape Comics is behind a very clever project called “Comics In Transit”. They’ve commission single-page poster sized comics from twenty Canadian comic artists to be displayed on bus shelters around Vancouver, BC. Each work documents … Continue reading

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Manila-based illustrator Mark Dingo is a huge fan of Wes Anderson films. As an homage to the quirky director, he has created a marvelous collection of postcards that celebrate the locales—both real and fictional—in Anderson’s movies. Mark also has designed … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Underground

Diehard fans of the Wizarding World now have an actual London Underground map detailing the landmarks from JK Rowling’s books with fictional Tube stations—except for King’s Cross and Paddington of course.

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The Twins Take Manhattan

Last August, I was fortunate to show up in Vancouver when the Brazilian street art brother act Os Gemeos was putting finishing touches on a huge installation on Granville Island. So I was thrilled to discover that “The Twins”, Gustavo … Continue reading

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