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Dreams, Built By Hand

Animation of the Analogue Era - Cel, Cut Out, Stop Motion, Puppet, Pixilation, Cameraless, Sand, Pinscreen... Plus Experimental Films + TV.

  • By Simon Reynolds
  • Based in United Kingdom
  • Roughly two posts per month
  • First post on

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Most recent posts

Oskar Schlemmer - Triadisches Ballett (1912 / 1922 / 1968)
"... while still remembered as a Bauhaus designer, painter and teacher, Oskar Schlemmer’s contribution to dance gets little more than a passing reference. With one exception. His designs for his Triadic Ballet, which premiered at …
On , by SIMON REYNOLDS, 1,021 words
Jules Evens - Cut Happy (2024)
An animation created by Jules Evens, one of my students at California Institute of the Arts (with sounds contributed by another student, Zhu Dongchen). Evens explains: "It's all hand drawn/painted, each frame on a single …
On , by SIMON REYNOLDS, 94 words
putty putty good
(via Andrew Parker)"Animated Putty" (1911)"Walter Booth made a number of films that began to explore the potential of stop-motion to bring cut-outs, string, and here clay to life. Many of these scenes are also filmed …
On , by SIMON REYNOLDS, 433 words