Category Archives: Art/Experimental

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Waiting: New York at Night in 3,454 Paintings

Artist Zachary Johnson made thousands of oil paintings of New York City at night to illustrate a song from The Sea The Sea's debut album Love We Are We Love.

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The Empire Strikes Back Uncut

Dip into this full-length remake of Episode V a bit at a time, or gorge on the whole thing—it's made up of more than 480 individual segments created by a multitude of fans with prodigious talent, creativity and/or enthusiasm.

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The DNA Project

Brooklyn-based producer, songwriter and visual artist j.viewz (Jonathan Dagan) collaborated with creative agency Hello Monday to develop the first-of-its-kind online music platform that will give his audience nonlinear and interactive access to the evolution of his next album as he creates … more »

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Inside Me

We're not entirely sure what's going on in this video, but it sure is pretty. Filmmaker Dmitry Zakharov says the images are built from a 3D scan of his own body, which is seen from the inside and out, with … more »

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Sketch Three: Avant-Garde (R.P.M. 2)

A car wheel + a tiny crash cam + several inches of duct tape = instant avant-garde headtrip, courtesy filmmaker Ryan Fox. 

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Transformers: The Premake

This video-essayist's appropriation of crowdsourced footage related to the making of the new Transformers movie is as cheeky as it is scholarly. Dubbed a "desktop documentary," the whole thing takes place on the display of filmmaker Kevin B. Lee's MacBook … more »

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Loving Vincent Concept Trailer

BreakThru Films's Hugh Welchman won an Academy Award for his stop-motion short film “Peter and the Wolf” and director/writer Dorota Kobiela created the first "painting animation" in 3D. But their latest project, due for a 2015 release, is even more … more »

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Aug(De)Mented Reality

Storyboard artist Marty Cooper, aka Hombre_McSteez, uses his iPhone 5 and manually superimposed cel animation to transform mundane backdrops into brilliant and raucous mini cartoons.

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Painted: An Adventure in Stop-Motion Body Art

Make-up artist Elvis Schmoulianoff was body-painter, photographer, editor, and model for this short, which she shot on a lark in natural light with a point-and-shoot snapshot camera and edited in Lightworks.

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360° Video Using Six GoPro Cameras

Journalist and photographer Jonas Ginter made this 360-degree panoramic video using six GoPro cameras. After experimenting with rubber-bands and cable ties, he designed and 3D-printed the custom camera mount.