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ELEVEN IN MOTION: Abstract Expressions in Animation

Presented by TAIS in conjunction with Cinematheque Ontario and Christopher Cutts Gallery. An animation project inspired by the art of the Painters Eleven.

  • Old Ink – Rick Raxlen (inspired by Harold Town)
  • Inner View – Patrick Jenkins (inspired by Kazuo Nakamura)
  • As Above So Below – Élise Simard (inspired by Alexandra Luke)
  • The Yarwood Trail – Richard Reeves (inspired by Walter Yarwood)
  • Traffic Flow 11– Nick Fox-Gieg (inspired by Oscar Cahén)
  • Strips – Félix Dufour-Laperriére (inspired by Jack Bush)
  • Stroke– Ellen Besen (inspired by Tom Hodgson)
  • Playtime – Steven Woloshen (inspired by Jock Macdonald)
  • William’s Creature – Pasquale LaMontagna (inspired by William Ronald)
  • The End is the Beginning – Craig Marshall (inspired by Ray Mead)
  • The Importance of Hortense – Lisa Morse (inspired by Hortense Gordon)