“I composed a piece of music made entirely from sounds that I had recorded from a collection of antique cameras. […] To accompany this track I created a video response […] made entirely with stop motion animation, with over six thousand still photos shot and then edited together.” → ► Digital Analogue by Lu Sisi
Videos, paintings, pictures, maps, animations and other pleasures for your eyes and ears.
About her sweet (I dare you not to feel at least a little happier after watching it) animated short ► Omelette, filmmaker Madeline Sharafian writes, “I wanted to make something that focuses on how meaningful it is to make food for someone you love.”
On day 86 of a walking trek to the South Pole, a very hungry ► Aleksander Gamme digs up his final food cache and the result is…one of the clearest moments of joy you’ll ever see on video. You don’t need the subtitles to get this one. ※ Via the very appropriately titled ► “Bliss” episode of Radiolab, where you can learn more about Gamme and the video.
“A Dutch archaeologist finds artisans and thought leaders who are redefining craft, skill and, ultimately, the real meaning of a knowledge economy.” → ► The Future Is Handmade ※ See also, from the same series: ► The Tale of a Women’s Coup, ► The Pen Shaper, ► Mike Snowden builds and plays a cigar box guitar, ► Anthony Bourdain visits Arion Press, and much more.
[Found via The Craftsmanship Initiative, which aims to “shine a light on those reclaiming craftsmanship’s principles of excellence and durability as a pathway to a better world” by highlighting masters at work, facilitating workshops, and producing a quarterly multimedia magazine. A treasure trove!]
► Witness a single cell grow into a salamander, from fertilization to hatching, in this short time-lapse film by Jan van IJken
The steampunk, gothic, “anymation” story of Jasper Morello, a “disgraced aerial navigator who flees his plague-ridden home on a desperate voyage to redeem himself.” → ► The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello.