A selection of drawings and animations by Ayumu Arisaka. More below!
A series of tableaus playfully critiquing the imprecise administrative eye of law and regulation by Toronto-based artist Hudson Christie (previously featured here). In “Close Enough,” harmless objects are misidentified as unsafe due to their incidental resemblance to something else. See more images below.
Artist Simon Gerbaud has created a series of animations involving the incremental destruction of various objects like shoes and hairdryers as well as larger things like refrigerators and shopping carts. While the stop motion creations are strangely satisfying to watch on their own, Gerbaud has used them in several interactive installations in the past.
At the XII Feria de las Calacas in Mexico in 2012, the footage was synched to audience activated sensors so that the objects would disappear (or reappear) according to people’s movements, noises or breathing in the room. Check out more images and video of Gerbaud’s fascinating work below!
We’re been posting lots of animation over on Booooooom TV lately, and hopefully a healthy mix of things you haven’t seen before. Here’s a few recommendations:
It’s a penguin on a trampoline what more do you want! I’m trying to figure out what I find so satisfying about this silly animation by Bashir Sultani. I think it’s the ending, or maybe it’s just my undying love for Pingu. You can watch the full clip below. Bashir also makes drawings using salt (which you can see below) but I’d like to request more penguin animations.