Sunday, December 5, 2010

Nowhere Near Here

Nowhere Near Here from Pahnl on Vimeo.

I'm not feeling so hot today. My day consisted of getting up around one thirty, reading, going to IHOP with Joe (we love ourselves some IHOP, don't judge), and watching a Stanley Kubrick documentary. Which bring us to now. Which is me on the couch in my pj's getting ready to read some more. To make up for another day with no outfit post, here's a lovely video by Pahnl I found on The Daily What. Here is the description:

If life is a catwalk, run like a dog.

'Nowhere Near Here' is a stop motion animation that uses a combination of light with stencils and long exposure photography to tell the story of a dog running around the city at night, doing whatever a dog does. The animation was first exhibited at the The Herbert, in Coventry, on the 7th October 2010.

With well over 300 hours in the making, more than 200 stencils involved and too many cold nights spent outside on my knees getting the shots, I am very happy (and relieved) to finally share this with you. Through the course of shooting 'Nowhere Near Here', I have dealt with curious drunks, a dog almost peeing on the camera (the irony is not lost on me, haha), the endlessly suspicious police and even someone nearly running off with a tripod.

This is street art, this is life and thank you for watching. 

...for those of you that may be interested in prints, a selection of film stills from 'Nowhere Near Here' are currently available at​store.php

Animation by Pahnl

The prints are a bit spendy, but lovely, by the way. 

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