レッドタートル

All Turtles Should be Red: Watching An Isolated Isolation in Reddo Tātoru: Aru Shima no Monogatari レッドタートル ある島の物語     __ In 2016 Japanese director/producer Toshio Suzuki and Dutch animator Michaël Dudok de Wit collaborated to produce a jewel of a silent film; the title translates directly into English as Red Turtle: The story of an […]

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Inorganic Animations

Inorganic Animations: A Review of Spyros Papapetros’ ‘On the Animation of the Inorganic: Art, Architecture, and the Extension of Life’(University of Chicago Press: Chicago & London, 2012).   _____   Paul Harrison (2019). To what extent do humans have agency in the worlds they inhabit? What can we consider as animation? How far does life […]

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Interactivity and Animation

Interactivity and Animation: Recent Developments in Motion Design _ Designing motion is a really interesting thing humans are both capable and incapable of doing it. Moving away from the idea that motion is the sign of life; from the unmoved mover (Aristotle’s god) to our daily experience of consuming oxygen and producing carbon dioxide we are […]

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Sai Tamiya / タミヤ・サイ

  タミヤ・サイ /  Sai Tamiya, 私は君の絵とイラストレーションが本当に素敵ですのでもっと習いたいだから、もし、今月から三ヶ月まで君のお仕事を私とインタビューで話したら、本当にいいです。このアートはどう描けますか。絵は、マジックとみたいですけど、実君のタレントで、良い日本ので野党的な版画家と耽美を続ける事から現在世界に持って来ます…もっと当世流なし方です。 I think your illustrations are amazing and I want to learn more about them so it would be really good if over the next couple of months you would be willing to engage in an interview with me about your art and illustration practice. How you started making the images […]

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Three Essential Film Makers: Bo Choy, Sasha Litvintseva, and Stuart Croft

① #Bo Choy It can be a hard profession or even reality if you call yourself an artist. There is so much self directed pressure to succeed to show the value of what you create. In my case, such pressure to fulfill such an expectation gradually grew to unbearable and so like the following artist […]

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2 x B

Two Bens:Two Artists Using Japan for Inspiration. (Benjamin Bardou’s ‘Tokyo Wanderings’, and Ben Jeans Houghton’s film ‘2nd Life’.) [Ben J. Houghton’s film ‘2nd Life’ was exhibited at Bloc Projects in Sheffield.] The French artist Benjamin Bardou’s work is a visual feast at first sighting on Instagram one was hooked asking what is this new glitchy […]

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