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The US filmmaker Conner Griffith specialises in making absorbing, deeply original digital art from images of the ways we move around in and shape our world. His imaginative animation Auto toys with people and automobiles, walkways and highways, forming an impressionistic and enchanting collage of everyday scenes. Whether it’s in service to a riff on the perpetual motion of modern life or simply a means of providing a jauntily enjoyable ride, Griffith’s craftsmanship is wonderfully clever and full of visual delights.
Video by Conner Griffith
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Spectacular fractal patterns emerge when electricity meets a wooden surface
How a verbal paradox shattered the notion of total certainty in mathematics
A mindbending trip that summons the forgotten women of surrealism
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Computing and artificial intelligence
How machine learning can help historians decode ancient inscriptions
Animals and humans
What the ancient city of Kars looks like from the perspective of its stray dogs
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Beauty and aesthetics
For Ruskin, words couldn’t capture nature’s palette. So here it is in black and white