experimental film

experimental film

"All the Colors" Dance in This Mesmerizing Macro Fluid Video

Thomas Blanchard and Oilhack use the whole damn spectrum to create a universe of paint, oil, and soap.
Beckett Mufson
6.19.17
Animation

This Animation Pioneer Turned Music into Pure Light

Mary Ellen Bute is the experimental artist we need right now.
Maya-Roisin Slater
5.14.17
short films

[NSFW] 'Saw' Meets 'Slither' Meets 'Species' in This Experimental Short

‘Obliteration of Reality’ uses the symbol of the butterfly—along with plastic wrap and white goo, of course—to explore the idea of rebirth and the small matter of freedom from life’s struggles.
Kevin Holmes
4.24.17
Animation

Ever Spaced Out While (Not) Doing Homework? That's Exactly How This Video Feels

You might already be familiar with Johan Rijpma's mind-bending new short, 'Extrapolate.'
Beckett Mufson
4.18.17
food art

Watching Candy Melt in Reverse to Classical Music Is the Best

Mass-produced sweets get a fiery death to Vivaldi in a fun little short by Erwin Trummer.
Beckett Mufson
3.30.17
Art

Welcome to Hong Kong's Pitch Black 'Empty Gallery'

Enter the void on the south side of Hong Kong Island.
Samantha Culp
2.13.17
Film

A Computer Turns Home Footage into Animated Oil Paintings

A creative technologist at The MET is finding intimate new uses for neural networks.
Beckett Mufson
12.29.16
Art

Movies Jump Off the Screen in Cinema Series ‘Dreamlands: Expanded’

For the Whitney Museum’s ‘Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art,’ the Brooklyn-based Microscope Gallery is staging a series of expanded cinema events.
DJ Pangburn
10.30.16
Design

The 3D Hologram Whale Just Keeps Swimming

A hologram whale pulses with 'life from inside a computer,' in a futuristic animation by Treat Studios.
Diana Shi
10.2.16
Film

Let Kenneth Anger and Brian Butler Attack Your Senses in LA on Sunday

If you're really lucky, lucifer might be there too.
VICE LA Staff
9.16.16
Music

[Premiere] Morphing Bodies Throb and Flicker in a Dystopian Music Video

How is technology changing our bodies? Media artist Kurt D’Haeseleer explores this in his music video for Franck Vigroux’s “Simulacres.”
DJ Pangburn
9.4.16
Film

Claymation Rotoscoping Is Now a Thing—And It's Incredible

Experimental filmmaker Baku Hashimoto reveals what 'Gumby' might look like, if the little green man dropped acid.
Beckett Mufson
9.2.16