Waterballet creates incredible slow-motion macro videos using colored inks and water, along with ambient musical tracks to accompany the mesmerizing footage. The scenes look like weather fronts moving in on an alien landscape. More on Vimeo.
Audio-visual artist Conner Griffith presents a triptastic experimental short film which bends time and space much in the way that a Christopher Nolan film might. We kept expecting the little twins from The Shining to turn up in that long hallway.
Maxim Zhestkov’s minimal experimental film is a visual wonder, in which a seemingly endless flood of black and white spheres ebb and flow through a stark white space. Over 2 billion individual particles were rendered under the influences of simulated natural forces.
There’s a lot of enveloping geometry to fall into in Eoin Duffy’sOn Departure; the animated short is a very personal narrative centered around the loss of his younger brother, Emmet. Best watched full-screen with headphones on.
Boston-based artist Jake Fried has created a very entertaining, minute long animation with ink, gouache, white-out and coffee, drawn by hand. You might want to watch it more than once – the details are rich and fleeting.
Filmmaker Kim Pimmel’s short piece combines dish soap bubbles with exotic ferrofluid liquid, a macro lens and time lapse techniques to create something quite astounding. Can you believe it’s not digital?