VISUALS

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
Features

Nitemind Wants to Control Your Senses

This weekend the Brooklyn visual collective will partner their Flatland installation alongside beatless performances by Lawrence English, DJ Richard, and more.
Jesse Weiss
3.23.17
Art

Watch a Czech Planetarium Transform into a Mythic Light Show

Instead of the sky, INITI gives you an acid trip.
Beckett Mufson
1.6.16
Art

How Memorable Is Your Image? Now There's an App for That

Scientists at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have developed an algorithm that predicts the memorability of any picture.
Nathaniel Ainley
12.18.15
Film

Japanese Animator's Characters Melt Together with Stunning Flow

Females, fish, and flowers fuse in Masanobu Hiraoka's newest animated short film.
Nathaniel Ainley
7.29.15
Stuff

What's It Like to Hallucinate from Sleep Deprivation?

A look at the science behind the psychosis.
Edward Richards
6.30.15
Music

Inside Ratatat's Anatomically Incorrect Coachella Visuals

Whether on the small screen or one of the biggest festival stages of the year, Zolloc makes GIFs that we can't look away from.
Beckett Mufson
4.20.15
Words

Ultramajic's Pilar Zeta: "There is a Severe Lack of Visual Style in Music Right Now"

The techno label is fighting back, one print at a time.
Jemayel Khawaja
2.20.15
Art

10 Years of Psychic TV's Frenetic Visuals Become Looping Video Art

On December 26 and 27, Yoshi Sodeoka's collaborative visuals will accompany Psychic TV's free shows at Brooklyn Night Bazaar.
Benoit Palop
12.24.14
Film

Ink Morphs Into Liquid Landscapes In Susi Sie's Stunning New Video

The new video from the director of Glitch Mob's "Becoming Harmonious" features more gorgeous cymatic visuals.
Sophia Callahan
10.10.14
Design

Neon Paint Experiment Visualizes High-Speed Ferrari Physics

For "State of the Art," Photographer Fabian Oefner transforms the Ferrari California T into his own colorful canvas.
Becky Chung
10.7.14
Art

[Pics] Ryoji Ikeda's Mindblowing Audiovisual Performance Comes To North America

Inspired by physics and mathematics, electronic composer and visual artist Ryoji Ikeda's live audiovisual performance, "Superposition," offers a disorienting voyage through a strange vision of nature.
Benoit Palop
10.6.14
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