Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not, and a sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is. - Oscar Wilde
Animation, Art, and Other Shiny Things
How many of the books shown have you read? (i haven’t read nearly enough of them)
A film for 4th Estate Publishers’ 25th Anniversary.
Combining still and time-lapse photography with motion, music, and art, Frost reveals a world rarely seen. Rooted in science and the exploration of space, Frost’s work explodes with light, fire, and sound, utilizing 2D and 3D perspective, leading the viewer on a unique visual journey through worlds both real and imagined. via
A strange creature races against time to create his successor in this beautifully animated short.
Enchanted by a pixie, a child called Yorick enters a magical kingdom, but when Yorick returns he finds his world ravaged by time.
The music video is set in a hand drawn pen and ink world inspired by Edward Gorey and animated in a cut-out style.
Music by Ceri Frost
Books are little bits of adventure, even for the bookmark.
Your Occasional Friday Rogue Video has arrived…
Tool’s music is generally dark and metalically disturbing, dancing the range from symphonic to near-avante garde. Their music videos, often conceived/directed by front man Maynard James Keenan, are little windows into an unsettling alternate reality. (why yes, i do have every one of their albums, why do you ask?)
38-39˚c gives us the blueprint of a relationship between a father and son inside the dream the protagonist experiences while under the spell of the elevated temperatures of a bathhouse. Thick sheets of paper in exquisite arrangement represent the two men who are linked by their identical birthmarks, yet cannot seem to look at each other. —- Maureen Selwood