'500 Frames' - video installation for art exhibition

'Winter Blues' - The Space, Islington, February 2018

Given the rare opportunity to exhibit in a prestigious art gallery, I wanted to think outside the box. Although painting is something I could have vaguely attempted. I thought it would much more interesting to create something in the format I'm so used to: animation.

THE PAINTING

The starting point was to make an abstract painting (created in illustrator) that I could explode into pieces.

The PIECES

The next step was to think how each part could animate and burst out from the frame. Th epiece needed to loop perfetly, so any animation I made had to be non-destructive, the pieces needed to reform themselves to construct back into the original frame after every loop

THE EXHIBITION

Once the animation was finished, it was a matter of finding a way to present my work. I found a second hand white from a lady in Guildford, stuck in a USB and walllmounted the piece flush to the wall. The exhibiton was a great success, and my piece, which I titled 500 hundred frames helped proved a welcome change from the conventional fine art mediums used by surrounding artists.

Click the images to see it in action

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