Black Bananas' Must-Watch Music Video

Curator: Chris Rubino
date: July 14, 2014
Categories: Design in Music, Motion Graphics
Tags: chris rubino, motion graphics, music video
The Black Bananas "Physical Emotions" video comes out of director (and alt-cartoonist) M. Wartella's Brooklyn-based studio, Dream Factory Animation. Dripping with neon, the clip for Drag City recording artist Black Bananas features legendary robot-dancer Flat Top (who's featured in the original Tiffany "I Think We're Alone Now" video). That's old skool! The track is the first single off "Electric Brick Wall", which was released on June 25th.
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Watch Luxury Fashion Come Undone in “Last Season,” by Artists Lernert and Sander

Curator: Leta Sobierajski
date: July 9, 2014
Categories: Entertainment Design, Motion Graphics
Tags: art, Film, high-concept, installation, lernert and sander

Last Season from Lernert & Sander on Vimeo.

Exceptionally talented Amsterdam-based artists Lernert and Sander create simple but stunning high-concept art films and installations driven by a unique, cheeky sense of humor. A year out of university I saw them speak at OFFF Festival in Barcelona, and was completely enamored by their matter-of-fact ideas and innovative eye that never fails to transform everyday objects into fantastical, vibrant creations (their color palettes are spot-on, too).
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Planet Earth: Robert Hodgin

Curator: Sha Hwang
date: July 4, 2014
Categories: Motion Graphics
Tags: cinder, earth, webgl

Leap, for the World Economic Forum 2014 from flight404 on Vimeo.

For the Saudi pilot Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, seeing Earth from space was a profound experience. “The first day we all pointed to our own countries. The third or fourth day we were pointing to our continents. By the fifth day we were aware of only one Earth.”
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Videogrep: Sam Lavigne

Curator: Sha Hwang
date: July 3, 2014
Categories: Motion Graphics
Tags:
The supercut is an incredible meta-medium. Made of media, supercuts are isolation studies of film—racking up kill counts, cataloging tropes, and exposing the structures that hold movies together. There are even compilations of supercuts and supercuts of supercuts
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Digital Decay: Claire L. Evans

Curator: Sha Hwang
date: July 1, 2014
Categories: Information Design, Motion Graphics
Tags: digital decay, glitch

Digital Decay from Claire L. Evans on Vimeo.

In this weird age of data, with the buzz and menace around it, the value of data is reliant on our ability to store it and process it. Ultimately, though, even our digital processes have material properties. We write to hard drives and transfer data over optical fiber, but we also compress information. This beautiful project by Claire L. Evans, Digital Decay, is an animation of saving an image continuously, over and over again, hundreds of times. 
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