Now streaming: Banana Bread by Julian Gallese

Experience a new 360º animated work by Julian Gallese, TAIS 2018 International Artist in Residence

Available via the free V/Art Projects VR app for iOS or Android, courtesy of presentation partner Trinity Square Video 


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Banana bread (trailer) from Julian Gallese on Vimeo.


Banana Bread

Julian Gallese, 2018

A 360º 2D drawn animation. Produced over one month in studio, Banana Bread invites you to hang out at a chill yet surreal garden party. Get comfortable, lounge by the pool, and observe your quirky companions. It’s a sweet time, complete with hot BBQ.
Commissioned by the Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS)

About the artist:

Julian Gallese is an independent animation filmmaker from Costa Rica. Since studying Classical Animation at the Vancouver Film School, Julian has had his work shown in festivals and galleries around the world, including: the Ottawa International Animation Festival, Giraffest: Festival of Independent Animation, the Dawson City International Short Film Festival, Fest Anča International Animation Festival, the Hiroshima International Animation Festival, and TAIS 11th Annual Animation Showcase where his film “Cococo” was the runner-up/winner of an Honourable Mention for the Audience Award. Julian has collaborated with studios on the production of animation, and has worked for clients like MTV and LACMA. He has also been a guest speaker at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY, and CETAV (the Centro de Tecnología y Artes Visuales: Center for Technology and Visual Arts) in Costa Rica.



About our presentation partner


Trinity Square Video is a space to re-imagine media arts. Founded in 1971, Trinity Square Video (TSV) is a not-for-profit, charitable organization, and one of Canada’s first artist-run centres and its oldest media arts centre. For over 45 years, TSV has been a champion of media arts practices. TSV’s activities are guided by a goal to increase our members’ and audiences’ understanding and imagination of what media arts practices can be. Trinity Square strives to create supportive environments, encouraging artistic and curatorial experimentation that challenge medium specificity through education, production and presentation supports. More information available at



TAIS Artist in Residence Program is designed to offer opportunities for artists to expand and develop their practices and create independent work and/or present their work to the public through artist talks and workshops.

TAIS programming is presented with the support of the Toronto Arts Council, the Ontario Arts Council, and the Canada Council for the Arts


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