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To Do: Annotate The PBS Animated GIF Transcript

by Paddy Johnson on March 14, 2012
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“America’s largest classroom” needs to redo its GIF lesson plan. Produced by PBS, the short “Off Book: Animated GIFs” charts an error-ridden history of the animated GIF, and offers unquestioning belief in the mythology that new technology and new art necessarily represents progress. Two artist collaborative teams using the file format are invited to talk: Pamela Reed and Mathew Rader of Reed+Rader, and Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg. They present little more than cliches. Patrick Davison and TopherChris of Memefactory and Tumblr, respectively, also offer their perspective, though TopherChris is the only one who offers any insight at all.

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A Guide To Enjoying (And Making Your Own) GIF Art | The Creators Project

by Paddy Johnson on May 3, 2011

A Guide To Enjoying (And Making Your Own) GIF Art | The Creators Project – This post makes me wonder how important dating a GIF is since none of the GIFs have a creation date. In fact, the only date mentioned in the post is 2012, the year of a forthcoming GIF biennial. 

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The World’s Greatest GIF!

by Paddy Johnson on April 8, 2011
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May this GIF make your morning as happy as it made mine.  Via: The Tomorrow Museum.

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IMG MGMT: Psychotronic GIFs

by Tom Moody on August 5, 2008

IMG MGMT is an artist essay series highlighting the diversity of curatorial processes within the art making practice. Today’s invited artist Tom Moody shows at artMovingProjects in New York, maintains the blog tommoody.us, and recently exhibited videos in the Dallas Video Festival. Animated GIFs have evolved over the last several years into a kind of […]

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