On gifs

I´ve been making a lot of gifs recently. And some friends have been taking the piss. However, it´s a fascinating form with many uses. I´d like to draw you attention to this great video essay by Leigh Singer (below), partly because several of my gifs feature from about 4’47 — so two fingers to those who´ve been sneering —  partly because it is a truly  illuminating exploration of the form that itself plays with form (the trailing voice-over) and made me want to try different things with it:

 

 

José Arroyo

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