Category Archives: Animation

These songs of freedom

Paris-based Mathematic Studio produced this wonderful animation for Bob Marley’s timeless “Redemption Song.” Directed by Octave Marsal and Théo de Gueltzl, the video draws heavily on imagery and iconography surrounding the Rastafarian movement.

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For Every Occasion

 

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Do You Suffer From Reader’s Block

 

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Hooked on Books

Bibliomania was animated and directed by Rosalie Osman

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Brideshead Unvisited

H/t Tom Gauld  

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“From these garish lights I vanish now for evermore…”

Yesterday marked the 150th anniversary of the death of Charles Dickens. Among the commemorations, there was this stunning sound and light installation which was projected onto Westminster Abbey’s iconic West Towers last weekend. The projection was created by light and … Continue reading

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Mid-century Minimalist Monday

Way back in the days before plague times, I previously featured artist Henning M.Lederer’s animations  and gifs of mid-century minimalist book covers and vintage psychology and philosophy books. He reimagines the abstract geometric patterns frequently used by book and record company designers … Continue reading

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Time Enough For Subtlety

The artist Javier Jensen has reimagined some of the most iconic covers in literary history and added clever GIFs. The effect is subtle so you have to take your time with each image. But most of us have lots of time … Continue reading

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Strap-on your skates

Winter Landscape with Skaters  or Winterlandschap met Ijsvermaak is a c.1608 oil on oak painting by the Dutch artist Hendrick Avercamp in the collection of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.The painting shows ice skaters of all sorts enjoying a day on a frozen river. People dressed … Continue reading

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Sip and Savor

 

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