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Unsuspend These Animations: On Digital Bodies and Agency at the Hirshhorn

by Art Vidrine
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. A self-conscious avatar, pair of floating lips, and President Obama walk into an art show…    What seems like the beginning to a potentially funny joke is actually half of the nearly mirthless exhibition at the Hirshhorn Museum. Eschewing humor as a staple of animation and postmodern critical tool, the show soberly promises to introduce the audience to six contemporary artists using computer animation to “challenge conceptions of reality” and... [more]
Posted by Art Vidrine on 9/3/16