Interview with The Guide Isanbul Magazine
If you enjoy animated GIFs but just don’t think they’re quite artisanal enough, then you’re in luck. An Italian company named OKKULT Motion Pictures has begun producing a line of machines known as “Giphoscopes,” or analog GIF players.
The Giphoscope is based on a 19th century device known as a Mutoscope, which operates on the same principle as a flipbook and was often found at arcades and fairgrounds. Handcrafted from aluminum and walnut, it certainly classes up the GIF genre as a whole. And we begrudgingly concede that’s probably why they decided to use Turkish GIF artist Erdal Inci as the example on their website, rather than, say, a cat getting stuck in a box over and over again. [READ MORE]
GIF via erdalinci/Tumblr
Erdal Inci GIPHOSCOPE by Officina K
Crank and ‘corners’ of the metallic frame are in golden aluminium, while the mail elements of the structure are in matte aluminium. The support is made of authentic italian walnut.
If you want to buy this GIF artwork by Erdal Inci, mounted on the Giphoscope, please write us: email@example.com
Each GIPHOSCOPE is entirely handmade and selled as one-of-a-kind art object. For more informations, images, prices and collections, please visit: www.giphoscope.com
A customized GIPHOSCOPE collection will be soon available at The Public Domain Review Online Store
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Taksim Spiral , 2013
A piece for the mix show "Parallel Threads" . The exhibition will be curated by Newertown ,featuring Ayse Kucuk, Cyrus Mahboubian, Erdal Inci, James Powers, Jamie Knowles, Lara Kamhi, Noor Al Suwaidi, Refik Anadol, Sezin Aksoy, Zeynep Solakoglu in Ekavart Gallery Istanbul . For those who will be in Istanbul can see the FullHD version of this piece between 31st of October and 23rd of November.
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