Vintage Photos Enter Spooky Afterlife as Animated GIFs Weir describes this as one of his more "conceptual" pieces. "There's a conflict between the cannon, which has the sole purpose of destruction, and the soldier, whose soul is capable of both good and evil," he says. Turn-of-the-century feminist Mother Jones struck Weir as a mythic character. "She seems shrouded in mysticism, full of mischief and hidden power," he says. "She's exactly the type of person that would burst into a flock of crows."
Creative coding; discovery and joy Creative coding; discovery and joy While I’ve spent the majority of the last decade thoroughly entrenched in the industry, the past few months of 2012 have seen me experiment a bit with the world beyond game design. During this break from the games biz I’ve been playing around with hardware hacking, interactive and generative installations and artwork, and delving into some theory on larger questions of art, design, and technology. Born in 1987 As part of the exhibition: Born in 1987: The Animated GIF we are inviting the public to respond to their show by creating and submitting their own GIFs. We will be featuring the public submissions on this website, plus an edited selection will be shown on The Wall (a 2.7 x 3m screen) in the main foyer of The Photographers’ Gallery in the final weeks. Because all GIFs featured on The Wall will be visible to both visitors to the building plus all passersby on Ramillies St through glass windows, your submissions will have to meet some editorial guidelines.
A Year in Jail for Not Stating the Power of God? How Kentucky Office of Homeland Security May Be Violating the Separation of Church and State November 21, 2012 | Like this article? Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. In Kentucky, a law requires the state’s Office of Homeland Security to post a plaque recognizing the power of the Almighty God--and violating this law could result in 12 months in prison. The law and its sponsor, state representative Tom Riner, have been the subject of controversy since the law first surfaced in 2006, yet the Kentucky state Supreme Court has refused to review its constitutionality, despite clearly violating the First Amendment’s separation of church and state.
Iron Man Gets the Shakes and Other Superheroic Animated GIFs A classic Iron Man cover gets a shaky update in Kerry Callen's animated GIF. Spider-Man faces an extra-watery end in this free-flowing GIF. Tony Stark suffers the DTs in a freaky animated GIF created from a classic The Invincible Iron Man cover.
re:publica 2012 analogue @twitter wall by Precious - 38,378 printed tweets (@preciousforever) For re:publica, one of Europe’s largest conferences about social media, blogging and the digital society, Precious design studio created an analogue twitter wall to deter visitors from their usual stares at the digital screens by bringing the virtual to the physical space and creating action around it. During the course of 3 days a total of 38,378 tweets appeared on the wall. Printing out tweets and pasting them on a wall was one of the first ideas they had.
IWDRM [i] IWDRM is a series of animated movie stills started in 2010. A video installation was shown in exhibitions at the Contemporary Arts Museum (Houston, TX), &FOAM (Amsterdam) and The Event (Birmingham). Follow on Tumblr, subscribe via rss or contact via form. Vamps, Prom Queens and Sluts: Covering the Women of the Petraeus Scandal by Jarrah Hodge Earlier today I joined Mother Jones writer Kate Sheppard on CTV News Channel to talk about the way that some news media and blogs have been portraying the women involved in the recent scandal around David Petraeus. I can’t embed the video clip but you can watch it online here if you’re interested.
Surreal animated gifs by Bill Domonkos Bill Domonkos statement about his work: ” I view my work as a collision and recombination of ideas. My process unfolds gradually and spontaneously—using found materials such as archive film footage, photographs, and the internet. I experiment by combining, altering, editing and reassembling using digital technology, special effects and animation to create a new kind of experience. I am interested in the poetics of time and space—to renew and transform materials, experiences and ideas. The extraordinary thing about cinema is its ability to suggest the ineffable—something that cannot or should not be expressed in words. Monstrous Animated GIFs Give Classic Creatures a Noir Look This Loch Ness monster animated GIF is just one of the creatures in the Saline Project's Monsters, Villains, Heroes and Victims series. Saline Project's ghost GIF. Saline Project's alien GIF. Saline Project's swamp monster GIF. Saline Project's werewolf GIF.Saline Project's werewolf GIF. caption hereThis Loch Ness monster animated GIF is just one of the creatures in the Saline Project's Monsters, Villains, Heroes and Victims series.Saline Project's ghost GIF.Saline Project's alien GIF.Saline Project's swamp monster GIF.Saline Project's werewolf GIF.Saline Project's werewolf GIF.