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Posts Tagged ‘Channel 4 Random Acts’

A Flowering Theory embroidered art animation by Stefanie Posavec and Abbie Stephens

Protein commissioned two artists to create an arts short for Channel 4 Random Acts; the result uses an extract from one of the most influential texts in scientific literature, Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species.

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An extract from one of the most influential texts in scientific literature, Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species, was the inspiration for this beautiful animation of embroidered plant forms. Designer Stefanie Posavec and animator Abbie Stephens worked together to create A Flowering Theory, and here Stefanie Posavec describes her role in the process.

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I've always been interested in language and literature, and much of my previous work revolves around the visualisation of text, where I've worked with themes, paragraphs, words and the like to create visual representations of a piece of literature. However, I've never created work with the invisible grammar that holds a sentence together, and this film presented an opportunity to explore this subject further.

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