Day Tripper is a stop-motion animation music video I created for Def Wish Cast’s recent album, Evolution Machine. The video features claymation caricatures of the pioneering Australian Hip Hop group, Def Wish Cast, running wildly through the city streets, promoting their upcoming performance and eventually finishing things off by delivering a high energy live show. [...]
Nathalie Djurberg is a Swedish video artist who is best known for her clay-mations, videos featuring animations made out of clay with music by Hans Berg. Her work seems naive at first, but on closer inspection, it is often violent and erotic at the same time. Her work is currently exhibited at the Camden Arts [...]
I recently saw Allison Schulnik’s show at Zieher Smith Gallery in Chelsea. It was like walking into a celebration of paint in all its thick, impasto glory, as it came together to create a land of misfits and dazzling rejects. The show stopper was the stop motion, claymation, called MOUND that was both a macabre [...]
Created by Melbourne-based artist Marisa Lai, this claymation video for the single, A Greased and Golden Palm, by French pop singer Orouni, is simply stunning. [Read more about Australian art, design, and music at The Colour: Aussie culture in pictures]
Green Jelly’s claymation video for Three Little Pigs proved to the masses that claymation isn’t just for kids with its beer-swilling, joint-toking pigs and Joe Camel-esque wolf (who meets a bloody end at the hands of Rambo). Nathalie Djurberg takes things one step further — beneath the bright colors and whimsical characters that populate the plasticine world of her short films flows a current of feces, perversion, and violence.