When I’ve tried my hand at animating various things in the past, I’ve felt a certain attraction to music. That is, taking pre-existing sound and creating visual elements based entirely on what those sounds look like: circles appear on beats and lines pulse with the bass. I found the subject of Visual Music quite interesting as […]Read more "Searching for the Avant-Garde (A Visual Music)"
Starting to cover the theme of Animation, Dissent and Disruption was something of an eye-opener. The potential weight of animation as a real force for change or voicing an opinion was something I tended to underestimate. Part of this realisation came from Ruka (1965), or ‘The Hand’, a short film by Jirí Trnka. Trnka’s style of puppet animation generally lacks […]Read more "Animation, Dissent and Disruption"