Category: animation

William Kentridge: Shape-shifting charcoals

Renowned South African visual artist William Kentridge, best known for his animated films of shape-shifting charcoal drawings, has won the prestigious Princess of Asturias award, Spain’s top art honour. What’s remarkable about his works are that they’re “as beautifully drawn as a Rembrandt, but they also come to life,” […]

Animation: Ma’agalim

This is by far the best short animation I have seen in years, the official music video for Jane Bordeaux’s ‘Ma’agalim’. A wooden doll is stuck in place and time in a forgotten, old penny arcade,

Marbles: The Art of Music

This Wintergatan Marble Machine built and composed by Swedish musician Martin Molin is a wonder, such fun. It reminds me of an animated, Rube Goldberg style ball drop music machine (see below) that has mesmerized me for years.

Animation: Douce Menace

It’s always heartening to see the work of young emerging artists, including this talented French animator Margaux Vaxelaire. She posted this six-minute short film, with a brief explanation of who else was involved and how she participated. This is a very good piece of work, which shows what […]