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Tuesday, June 02, 2009

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Chris Gavin's experimental stop-motion film. Painstakingly hand-crafted using hundreds of plastic peg-board letters.


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5 comments:

Dick said...

Absolutely brilliant. Extraordinary how a piece of wacky animation can pack such documentary punch.

boynton said...

Great, isn't it.

Also: while I was walking dogs, saw a chopper hovering overhead, and all I could see was

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Bwca Brownie said...

1. brilliant.

2. brilliant too. your response.


(3. off topic but triggered by plastic letters image:
in the swamp behind the Newport Rail workshops a clever funny genius has constructed a huge Lego-ish figure out of variously coloured milk crates;
before I had stopped laughing my train was at the other end of the swamp where the second figure is waving it's milk crate arms at the train windows.
So I wondered: Is this a famous installation that I am the last to discover? )

boynton said...

Crate Man

Bwca Brownie said...

I KNEW you would know. Thank you.
I hope the creator of the crate people feels fulfilled; I appreciated the 2 I saw.