The Shape Of Indoor Space

April 7, 2017 5:45 pm by GIPHY Arts

GIPHY Arts commissioned artist Peter Burr to create, a browser-sized work composed of 12 GIFs that together create a mesmerizing, pixelated patchwork maze. depicts a section of a sprawling unfinished labyrinth. The form and philosophy of this structure was inspired by Burr’s trip to Arcosanti, an urban laboratory in the Arizona desert. It was designed […]

BSMT: Surface

March 11, 2017 7:28 pm by GIPHY Arts

GIPHY partnered with Mana Contemporary to present Surface, a group exhibition that inaugurated Mana BSMT’s 3,000 square foot gallery. It featured work by five prominent GIF artists and Mana BSMT Residents: Matthias Brown (Traceloops), Sam Cannon, Julian Glander, Thoka Maer, and Hayden Zezula (Zolloc). This exhibition was their first exploration into creating work that can only […]

MoGA: The Museum of GIF Art

February 1, 2017 6:27 pm by GIPHY Arts

GIPHY Arts released the MoGA: Museum of GIF Art as a new opportunity to showcase digital art in a new context and medium. The inaugural digital exhibition featured works by over 20 artists previously seen only in our one-day-only Loop Dreams exhibition and online as GIFs –the works are exhibited in a unique and engaging […]

Untitled Reactions (2017)

January 26, 2017 2:52 am by GIPHY Arts

GIPHY Arts commissioned Kentucky-based noise musician and artist, Robert Beatty, to create eight otherworldly GIFs. You can view the series, Untitled Reactions (2017), here and read the full interview on Thump. “All of these gifs that I made for this were taken from video. I was making animation in the computer and then processing that through analog […]


November 3, 2016 3:11 am by GIPHY Arts

Andrew Benson is an LA-Based artist who not only makes incredible, multi-faceted character GIFS, but also uses his own personal website as a way to introduce people to his palette with several unique web-based drawing tools. We asked Andrew to combine his interests in web-based tools and GIFs for his GIPHY Arts commission, and his […]


October 26, 2016 3:01 am by GIPHY Arts

GIFOWEEN was a Halloween-themed animation loop contest sponsored by GIPHY Arts and presented by Animation Block Party. Finalists had their submissions screened and honored at a very spooky party at Brooklyn Bazaar on October 26th, 2016 with prizes by GIPHY and Dark Igloo. Finalists were selected in five Categories: Bloodies, Spookiest, Funniest/Cutest, Best Animation, and […]

Loop Dreams

October 2, 2016 7:18 pm by GIPHY Arts

  Loop Dreams was the first IRL exhibition of GIF Art presented by GIPHY that took place in New York on October 2nd. Featuring works by 25 artists, the exhibition included holographic posters, projections, VR demos, interactive installations, and a panel presented by Rhizome.     Featured Artists: Jacob Ciocci, Yung Jake, Nicolas Sassoon, Ann […]