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Time and Mutation: Photo Weaving by Jason Chen

Jason Chen is a Philadelphia-based artist (and the co-founder of Paradigm Gallery + Studio) who experiments with the “movement, process, and mutation” of time—a.k.a., the “Fourth Dimension”—in an innovative process called photo weaving. Using multiple photos of the same subject, each taken within seconds of each other, Chen merges them piece-by-piece. From a distance, the […]

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Scene360 Picks the Top 10 Reader Submissions of 2017

Scene360 has made it our ongoing mission to highlight the world’s most unusual and striking artistic creations, supporting these remarkable makers by sharing their work with readers worldwide. One exciting way that we do this is through the annual Scene360 Awards competition, and we’ve just selected our top 10 submissions of 2017—including the overall winner! […]

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10 GIF Artists Sending You into a Trance with Addictive Loops

“Choosy developers choose GIF,” developer Steve Wilhite once said about the new file format when it was introduced in 1987. The catchy tagline was a riff on the then-popular JIF peanut butter commercial. Today, GIFs are ubiquitous. They are widely shared and even the news is delivered with little snippets of the compressed animation. But […]

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10 Artists Who Use Animation to Create Tattoos in Motion

Motion is a concept that has intrigued even the earliest humans. A bowl dating back 5,200 years was found during the 1970s in Iran’s Burnt City. On it, five sequential images were found on its surface—a primitive zoetrope that produced the illusion of a goat jumping once the bowl was spun. Since that time, creatives […]

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Op Art and Fizz: Illustrations and Animated GIFs by Karan Singh

Similar to the bright Hadeko fashion style in Tokyo (selecting a few basic colors and repeating them throughout the ensemble) is Karan Singh’s illustrations of repeated colors and patterns. The Aussie known for his “playful interpretation of minimalism” moved to the metropolitan prefecture of Japan and has continued working with international clients like Appy Fizz […]

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Dark Matter: The Experimental Motion Graphics of Joe Street

There are days that you need to sit back, relax, and look at something soothing. But no sunsets or ocean views, we need to get a bit dark and unusual than that; like blobby molecules moving around in space and a bunch of cool explosions (indeed breaking stuff can be a form of therapy). We […]

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10 GIF Artists Who Will Blow Your Mind on Ello

The animated GIF—which stands for “Graphics Interchange Format”—has been around before the advent of the World Wide Web. First introduced in 1987 by CompuServe, it was eventually adopted for use on early web pages. This was mostly crude animations that served as flashy banners, but as technology became more sophisticated, the use for the GIF […]

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Mauro Gatti’s Funny (GIF) Tribute to Favorite Swear Words and More

“Fuck” and “Penis” are words that easily get censored on certain search engines and social networking sites. But even though the P word is the medical term for the external male organ, it doesn’t matter, it gets red flagged and often banned. Now the fun part is using these words in a humorous and web-animated […]

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GIF Artist A. L. Crego Makes Graffiti Pieces Come to Life

In collaboration with design studio Mutante Creativo, videographer A. L. Crego created a promotional trailer for the annual outdoor art festival Rexenera in Spain. Footage included the making of massive murals by international graffiti stars Dulk, Pixel Pancho, Aryz, Bordalo II and NĂłmada. Not being content with just a video, Crego (also a GIF maker) […]

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Dancing Distortion: Bodily Traces In Frederic Fontenoy’s Photography

In 1988, French photographer FrĂ©dĂ©ric Fontenoy composed “Metamorphosis,” a series of self-portraits that abstract the body within wild landscapes. Using the analog process with a panoramic camera, he moved (or, as he describes, “danced”) for 2-3 seconds before the lens, transforming his figure into overlapping traces of itself. By dissolving the human figure into a […]