Kelli Anderson's Jaw-Dropping Stop-Motion Paper Animation

Curator: Wendy MacNaughton
date: February 6, 2015
Categories: Art
Tags: animation, video
For the final post of the week, I give you the ultimate paper sculptress, Kelli Anderson. In the past few years, Kelli has become obsessed with exploring what paper can do. In her paper animation, "Where Records Come From," she re-enacted the process of recording “High Water Everywhere, Part 1” at Paramount Records in 1930 in paper stop-motion. 
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Illustrations for In Search of Schrödinger’s Cat: Raymond Biesinger

Curator: Kelli Anderson
date: April 13, 2012
Categories: Book & Magazine Design, Illustration
Tags: illustration, lo-fi, Raymond Biesinger, science
Amid exaggerated claims of chat-room unspeakables, the internet was banned in my home until my mid-adolescence. Frequently grounded during this time, I ended up getting really interested in zines and mail-order records to feed my mind. SASE’s sent off to strangers returned weeks later containing photocopied confections filled with [illicit] knowledge about culture, design, music, dishwashing, personal politics, etc.
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SA MI 75 DZ NY 12: Doug Wheeler

Curator: Kelli Anderson
date: April 12, 2012
Categories: Experience Design
Tags: architecture, Doug Wheeler, installation, space
Some of my favorite movie moments involve a swimming pool, a character and a pause in storytelling. In The Graduate, Harold & Maude and Rushmore (just to name a few), a character walks to the pool’s edge where they drop, splash and quietly float for some several long, uncomfortable seconds. The camera’s indifferent, slow pan mollifies any sense of alarm—narrative concerns like “drowning?” fade into the background. These scenes are different than the others. They are voluptuously sensory experiences, which provide a surreal moment of sympathetic sensation within the otherwise plot-driven medium of film.
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Evil People in Modernist Homes in Popular Film: Ben Critton

Curator: Kelli Anderson
date: April 11, 2012
Categories: Book & Magazine Design, Typography
Tags: architecture, Ben Critton, bond, modernism, newsprint, tabloid
Why is nefarious mustache twirling* always performed against a backdrop of clean lines and geometric volumes*? (*and/or hairless-cat petting)
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P L A N A H E A D: Madga Sayeg

Curator: Kelli Anderson
date: April 10, 2012
Categories: Experience Design, Typography
Tags: knitting, Magda Sayeg, street art
I whiz by Magda Sayeg’s typographic knit-bombing installation, Plan Ahead, on my bike at least twice a day. I even rubbernecked quite a bit when her team was attaching the pre-knitted strips of color to fence posts beneath the Williamsburg Bridge. However, I admit that my appreciation of the work was cumulative. It took about four passes for me to grasp how truly ingenious it is. 
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