Check out video essays and shorts about making terrariums, the history of the Seattle Mariners, and more.
Rico Monkeon’s “Gifaanisqatsi” uses the score from the classic documentary Koyaanisqatsi and random GIFs to generate mesmerizing custom montages.
Tonight, Jillian Steinhauer will be in conversation with Jason Eppink and Andrew Kuo to discuss memes, GIFs, and digital culture at the ICP.
The Argentine artist Render Fruit discuses her GIF installation for the elevator of the Museum of the Moving Image.
Even the best GIFs won’t make this year go away.
Launched in 2015, Dadaclub.online made high-quality scans of three dozen Dada works available for reinterpretation by new media artists. Now, 27 of the resulting remixes are on view in Paris.
From June 17 to 22, 30 GIF artists will present their work IRL in homage to the beloved image format.
The National Archives launches an online resource of GIFs from its collections of historic film, photography, art, and animation.
Goya’s Saturn devours his son on a park bench, flinging chunks of arm to a flock of pigeons; the lady in pink of Edward Hopper’s “Morning Sun” snaps out of her reverie when a bird crashes into her bedroom window; the raining men of Rene Magritte’s “Golconda” jump out of a plane and splatter bloodily on the ground, alarming local newscasters.
Long before the time of Disney and Pixar, artists made images move using a variety of -scopes and -tropes.
Raphaëlle Martin has published a new set of Magritte-inspired animations that demonstrates how much more bizarre the Surrealist’s paintings can be when brought to life and played on a loop.
Titled “AS Long As Possible,” the GIF work features 48,140,288 frames, and each will last for about 10 minutes. The file will reach its end only in the year 3017 — until it loops back to frame number one.