Cirrus / Bonobo / Cyriak / 2013

Cirrus / Bonobo / Cyriak / 2013


Footnotes

I regularly use the archive.org website to look for interesting stock footage and inspiration. In this case the whole film had such a classic dated look to it and an almost sinister consumerist ideology, I thought it would be great to use the whole thing and turn it into some kind of abstract machinery and see what kind of weird landscape it would produce.

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The Internet is a strange place, and I've long given up trying to predict what the collective human consciousness will find popular. Somehow these images that I dredge up from my subconscious or grow in the test tubes of my animation laboratory seem to resonate with people -- I think the heart of it is that both me and the Internet get bored very quickly and always want to see things beyond our experience or imagination, which is what I try and do with my videos. ➡︎


Extras

▶︎ American Thrift / Jam Handy / Chevrolet / 1962


Sources

◼︎ A Mind-Bending Remix of 1960s Americana by the Internet's Favorite Animator / Kasia Cieplak-Mayr Von Baldegg / The Atlantic / 2013


Ten Miles High / Róisín Murphy / 2016

Ten Miles High / Róisín Murphy / 2016

Les Inconnus (Strangers) / Vallée Duhamel / 2017

Les Inconnus (Strangers) / Vallée Duhamel / 2017