The GIF Turns 30!

June 15, 2017 4:32 pm by GIPHY Arts

GIPHY Arts celebrated the GIF’s 30th birthday online and IRL! We produced Time_Frame, an IRL exhibition of GIF Art, made historyofthegif.com, and had a Twitter Party at #HappyBirthdayGIF! You can read more about Time_Frame here and the rest below! GIPHY Arts collaborated with Computer Lab, Kevin Roark, Celine Katzman, and Michael Worthy to produce historyofthegif.com, an interactive […]

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),┬áhere and┬áread 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 […]

GIFOWEEN

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 […]