Emilio Gomariz: Folder Type

Emilio Gomariz, a Madrid-based art director, created and colored 22,655 empty folders in OS X to create an engaging type-based animation.

This video adds to the tradition of using the OS and/or software applications as media for animation. For other works in the same spirit, continue past the jump.

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Justin Cone

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Together with Carlos El Asmar, Justin co-founded Motionographer, F5 and The Motion Awards. He currently lives in Austin, Texas with is wife, son and fluffball of a dog. Before taking on Motionographer full-time, Justin worked in various capacities at Psyop, NBC-Universal, Apple, Adobe and SCAD.

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speaking of using basic software as ‘animation tool’ reminded me of my early internet discoveries, notably these ascii animations to be played in notepad…

save the following:
open with notepad and resize your window so you have a dotted lines at the top and bottom, and scroll down fast by clicking above the bottom arrow… magic!

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