Animated GIFs

Cleopatra

Animated GIF created from photographs of a light bulb spinning at the end of a long cable in a concrete shaft.  Photographed on a long exposer and looped to giving the effect of wobbling ring of light.

Cleopatra – Petrit Halilaj, 2011.

“Electric motor, iron arm, light bulb, electric wire”. 

WIELS Contemporary Art Centre, Bruxelles, Bruxelles-Capitale.

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Poste de secours

Animated loop of brightly lit first aid tent against a dark sky.

18em Festival des Fanfares de Montpelliers. Parc de la Peyrière à St Saint Jean de Védas, Herault, Laguedoc-Russillon.

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‘Beat It’

silhouette of a man wearing headphones watching Michael Jackson's music video to the single 'beat it'

A man watching the video for Michael Jackson’s “Beat it” –  Bob Giraldi (1983).

1 of 100 video clips in The Art of Pop Video: an exhibition celebrating the music video and exploring the medium’s contribution to popular culture.

FACT, Wood Street, Liverpool, Merseyside.

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Daily grind

looped animation of an Italian style  coffee pot filling and emptying continuously

Bottomless coffee (café à volonté).

Rue de l’Université, Montpellier, Languedoc-Russillon.

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“Non Plus Ultra!”

animation of a cinema audience watching Salvador Dali wearing a mourning suit and a top hat, raising his hand and gesticulating on a continous loop

Audience seated on Mae West lips sofas viewing Jean-Christophe Averty’s documentary Soft Self-Portrait of Salvador Dalí (1967).

Dalí exhibition, Pompidou Centre, Paris, Île-de-France.

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