Eclectic Curiosity


Posted on August 27th, 2002, by Steve Hardy in Archives, Uncategorized. No Comments

It was bound to happen sooner or later. Web style animation has crossed over to mainstream media, most notably with a highly provocative music video for rapper Eminem titled White America (available for viewing at Rolling Stone).

The video uses a mix of manipulated high-res images and Flash animation to “place the viewer in the body of Eminem as he moves through the media-drenched environment that is the subject for his critique of American society”, as co-collaborator GNN describes it. The video was assembled by Anson Vogt, creator of Phong.com, an innovative site that offers tutorials for Photoshop designers, and Black Mustache’s Haik Hoisington, an animator well-known for another (all-Flash) politically-charged music video called Ride the Fence.





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