Monthly Archives: March 2014

Incredible digital animation brings master paintings to life

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Amazing sushi-roll art

Takayo “Tama-cha” Kiyota is a Japanese chef who specializes in makizushi art: artistic sushi-rolls that use cunningly arranged food to create illustrations in the rolls’ cross-sections. Her work is improbably amazing. Here’s a great article in Japanese on her methodology, … Continue reading

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Experimental 60s music sounds like a 80s video arcade

Enjoy ‘Mixed Paganini,’ by the Studio Di Fonologia Musicale Di Firenze. Published in 1967, it sounds like a weird, hectic video game from 15 years later. The songs were programmed by Pietro Grossi; the 7″ disk was “distributed as a … Continue reading

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Mind-bending animated GIF illusions

David “Davidope” Szakaly is a talented Hungarian animator who specializes in trippy, freaky GIFs that pulse and twist and melt your brain. Szakaly began experimenting with the vector animation program Macromedia Flash back in 1999 where he used the software … Continue reading

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Computer animated film from 1974 – Hunger

Hunger from National Film Board of Canada on Vimeo. The short film “Hunger” by Peter Fold├Ęs was made over 40 years ago using computers. The design is fresh. It looks like it could have been made today. Animated film satire … Continue reading

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Pesco on LSD, computers, and the counterculture

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