‘The time for officially celebrating the GIF is long overdue’, say the folks involved in Moving the Still, and you have to agree with them. Celebrating the 25th birthday of the humble Graphics Interchange Format, it’s a large-scale, open call festival for original GIF art that aims to showcase animated GIFs as a new genre of digital art.
The Festival is curated by Paddle8 and submissions will be published on a rolling bases from October 17th through November 7th, culminating in a live exhibition during Miami Art Week 2012.
It’s really great to see the quality of gif work that’s being submitted. Here are some of my favourites.