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from ARCHIVES - monodrone.org in category This Altogether Thunder

The awesomeness of art in the age of mechanical reproduction

Been tryin’ to dust off this website lately and maybe even make it functional , and what could inspire me more than these action-figure-like figurines based on famous artists ? I got this link (via a Flores email) and immediately started drooling. Monster Playing the Harp based on Hieronymus Bosch. It reminds me of a Skeksis. A lot of the time I don’t like things like adaptations of famous artwork, and doing pseudo-action figures seems like a terrible idea. All we need is more overexposure of th…

from ARCHIVES - monodrone.org in category This Altogether Thunder

Anything with “dark” in the title is guaranteed to be good

And sometimes things just appear at your fingertips. Today (thanks to del.icio.us/popular ) I stumbed upon Ðarkςτridεr.net . From Jiri Barta’s Krysar (Pied Piper) / Ðarkςτridεr.net Damn. This site is amazing: a look at stop-motion animation from around the world, concentrating on Czech and other Eastern European animators. It is filled with video clips and seems to be updated very frequently too. I watched about an hour’s worth of clips (a couple of them are as much as ten minutes long) and ever…