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Animated GIFs of Francoise Gamma: elegant, sexy, graceful and tortured
June 21, 2013 11:45 AM   Subscribe

Francoise Gamma makes bizarre, convoluted, abstract GIFs, and is a generally mysterious individual. Gamma provided answers to a visual interview, and you can get a quick overview of Gamma's animation from The Creators Project. Gamma also created works in the physical realm, first as part of a group guerrilla art installation project, then etched into a transparent material by "harnessing the power of rare crystals and secret lasers".

Gamma has a second site, Videogramo on 8bitpeoples.

Side note: Gamma dedicated this animation to Alexandra Gorczynski and her Hologram City." (possibly NSFW)
posted by filthy light thief (8 comments total) 19 users marked this as a favorite

I think we've killed it already.
posted by Chocolate Pickle at 11:57 AM on June 21, 2013 [1 favorite]

Nah, those glitches are intentional.

The site was loading slowly for me last night. I think loading a bunch of animated GIFs at once still stresses out browsers, no mater how fancy.
posted by filthy light thief at 11:58 AM on June 21, 2013

The Gorczynski GIF is all kinds of awesome.
posted by oddman at 12:22 PM on June 21, 2013

It looks even better when you view it full-size, which might be an issue with other pages of GIFs, too. If they're scaled down, they look more off than they should.

I first saw this image, and had to know more. There's the obvious glitchiness to the images, but there's also the smoothness of motion that is appealing.
posted by filthy light thief at 12:38 PM on June 21, 2013

Secret lasers.
posted by scalefree at 2:14 PM on June 21, 2013

posted by threeants at 6:30 PM on June 21, 2013

Intimate. I know some of those people.
posted by mule98J at 9:01 AM on June 22, 2013

mule98J, the animations, or the animators?
posted by filthy light thief at 2:24 PM on June 22, 2013

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