Thursday, May 17, 2012

Video: Museum of the Moving Image


The Verge takes a tour of the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, New York

They interview Jason Eppink, the assistant curator. Curated from a Something Awful forum thread, the "We Tripped El Hadji Diouf" installation shows the incredible evolution of a simple fall during a soccer game, to a work of art. The real revelation of the installation is that it shows GIFs as a new form of conversation, unlike the pre-meditated forms of art normally found in museums.

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