KETCHUP by Chunning (Maggie) Guo

MA Character Animation presents: Ketchup, an installation by Animation Artist-in-Residence¬†Chunning (Maggie) Guo. MACA is delighted to welcome Chunning¬†(Maggie)¬†Guo as our first Chinese Visiting Researcher and Animation Artist-in-Residence, a project made possible by the British Council and CICAF. Maggie is an independent animator who collaborates with Baishen Yan on films that explore memory and is in… Continue reading KETCHUP by Chunning (Maggie) Guo

Approaching story through animating Shakespeare

Classical literature is a rich source of inspiration for plot lines, dilemmas and characters and no other classical writer has inspired Western literature quite like William Shakespeare. Not only were his plays hugely popular with audiences at the time of writing, but they introduced new techniques in theatre and even many new words into the… Continue reading Approaching story through animating Shakespeare

Recording the Trace of Movement: Past and Present

In her current exhibition, Motion Capture Drawings, at London Gallery West (3rd February – 4th March 2012), artist Susan Morris has captured her own movements over a period of time in a motion capture studio and painstakingly converted the data via algorithms into lines, which are printed onto photographic paper. The images resemble a fragile,… Continue reading Recording the Trace of Movement: Past and Present