Wednesday, July 21, 2010

"And it's good and it's true, let it wash over you..."

I love the artistry of this video - the details, the pace and feel of the animation, how it captures the progression of a day, a year, a life.

Great Lake Swimmers - River's Edge from Nir Ben Jacob on Vimeo.

More on the making of the video here:
“About a year ago I stumbled on these old wood-chip plate compositions my late grandfather made,” says Nir. “They’re a beautiful example of early Israeli-Yemenite art. As soon as I saw them I knew I had to animate them..."


John Hayes said...

Beautiful animation, beautiful music (& fitted very well to the visual) & a beautiful object to begin with. Really good--thanks for sharing this.

HKatz said...

I'm glad you enjoyed; yes I've watched this video several times - it's beautiful, entrancing, and there's a certain calming quality to it and the music.

naida said...

That is really nice, I like the music and animation also.
Thanks for sharing it.

HKatz said...

You're welcome, I'm glad you enjoyed.

Relyn said...

Wow. This is incredible. Somehow it makes me slow down and breathe more deeply. That in itself is a profound gift.

HKatz said...

Somehow it makes me slow down and breathe more deeply.

Agreed; it definitely encourages contemplation. I'm glad you enjoyed it and the pause it gave you.