January 21- April 12 / Jepson Center
The animated GIF (Graphic Interchange File) has risen in recent years from a crude adornment of early websites to an emerging contemporary art form. Alongside rising popular appeal, GIFs have also made the leap into both web-based and physical art exhibitions and installations. This small exhibition highlights the GIF in the work of who bring web animations into physical gallery space or recreate traditional art spaces (studio, museum, gallery) in browser space. Artists include T.S. Abe, Anthony Antonellis, Carolyn Frischling , Vince McKelvie, Eva Papamargariti, Nicholas Sassoon and Drew Tyndell.