Everything Abstract

Everything Abstract

The roots of digital animation are primarily recognized in experimental film, which has a long and profound history that overlaps more traditional, and accessible forms of the medium. Everything Abstract presents constantly moving, changing and entrancing abstract digital artworks by visual pioneers from around the world.

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  • Prelude To a Moment III

    David Bennett

    An abstract meditation on the margins, boundaries, and spaces in between, as they become increasingly difficult to distinguish.

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  • Momentum

    Kasumi

    A special 20-minute silent reel composed for Momentum Festival 2019 in association with Supernova Digital Animation Festival.

    "My work is about memory and the echo chambers of memory - a perpetual feedback loop of patterns that creates consciousness.

    ​I use the symbols, images, and ges...

  • Abstraction No. 3 (The vampire in the Museum)

    Atomic Elroy

    The vampire in the museum must consume the life essence of the young to survive....

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  • I Dreamt of Wormholes and Remnants of Beauty

    Kendra Fleischman

    In this surreal digital animation, we travel through wormholes to observe moments of earthly beauty.

    www.kfleischman.com

  • morecrossfadedImageDumps

    Justin Lincoln

    Sound reactive program. Loud. Intense. Cross fading and cross fertilizing image dumps. Made with Processing.

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  • Remnants

    Matthew Langford & Jeremy Grant

    Nature simultaneously presents itself to us as chaotic and predictable. Our experience of life is often the same. Many people find comfort and solace in their experience of nature for the precise reason that it is predictable and yet not easily quantifiable.

    ...

  • Arpeggio Blooms One

    Justin Lincoln

    Images from my tumblr feed as data for a sound reactive program made with Processing. Mutant blooms.

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  • Crystal Bloom

    Lares Feliciano

    Dreamy, melty experimental animation.

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  • Time of Flight

    Michael Pelletier

    A spiraling, morphing wave of abstract immensity. Pure visual splendor.

    Netherldands

  • Scheherazade Nackt Johnny Igaz

    Suryummy

    An abstract homage to Scheherazade, a female storyteller in Middle Eastern tales One Thousand and One Nights.

    For Johnny Igaz. One of many beautiful souls lost in the Oakland Ghost Ship fire.

    United States

  • Square sounds blip

    Tim Koch

    Retro use of square pixels to create changing scenes.

  • 140 Characters

    Dean Winkler

    “What happened to the future we were promised?"

    United States

  • Ecstasy // Normal

    Tobias Williams

    A transcendent digital animation, The Ecstasy // Normal project was first shown at Open Studio in 2015 and was the result of extensive global online research on different corporate imagery used to brand illegal MDMA pills.

    Canada

  • Stillpoint

    Ben Ridgway

    An elusive point of stillness in a shifting and expanding world.

    United States

  • Don't Worry, You'll Get There

    Peter Whittenberger

    "A visualization of the possibilities of tempo and control. The work responds to the increasing speed of contemporary life as our society progresses technologically. I use the abstract, dancing forms to symbolize the increased choreography of our lives by social norms domin...

  • Operating System

    Michael Paul Young

    Vibrant, generative forms floating amongst a desktop background.

  • The Vampyre of Time and Memory

    Joshua Davis

    A portrait trapped in distorted motion.

  • Played

    Fliim

  • Cosmic Ancestry

    Jill Taffet

    Cosmic Ancestry was inspired by the theory that genetic material from space seeded the earth. It explores abstractly questions of origin, consciousness and mortality.

    United States

  • BitShifter x Cellular Automata x 001

    Joshua Davis

    Free-flowing, seismically shifting pixelated pyramid utopia.

  • Begone Dull Care

    8-bit Paul

    In 2015, armed with 4 abstract paintings, 4 audio wave forms, 3 types of noise, Macromedia Flash 8, Graphics Gale, Milky Tracker, and some basic math, Paul Johnson created the art and music for BDC2015, a 3:48 abstract pixel-art chiptune extravaganza of visually dizzying calisthenic...

  • Wetware

    Martin Sulzer

    Both abject through its texture and relatable in its fragility, WETWARE offers hyperreality without the common symptoms of alienation. A seemingly self-sustaining ‘organism’ is generated completely in digital through synthesis without reliance on ’real’ imagery. The resulting ima...

  • Breaking the links

    18bis

    "What happens when you lose control of your footage? In "Breaking the links", the artists took advantage of a software feature to generate this interesting result."

  • Large Hadron Double Double Animal Style

    Rick Silva

    A delicious hamburger, pierced by torrents of energy, as the center of the universe.