Happy 30th Birthday to the GIF! GIPHY is marking the occasion with TIME_FRAME: A week-long gallery exhibition exploring the history of art online, and demonstrating the power of the GIF as a format that will guide us into the future of visual culture.
Featuring works by over 30 artists, the exhibition includes interactive installations, VR experiments, artist talks, and workshops.
Gallery 151 is located at 245 W 14th St between 7th and 8th New York NY 10011. The gallery will be open Saturday 6/17 to Wednesday 6/21 • 1–9pm & Thursday 6/22 • 1-6pm.
RSVP to get the latest updates on all free/open to the public events, as we'll be adding more soon! Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. timeframe.splashthat.com.
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SATURDAY, JUNE 17TH
3PM — THE STATE OF THE GIF: A panel discussion exploring the past, present, and future of the GIF. Presented by Rhizome.
Featuring Marisa Olson (artist/curator), Faith Holland (artist), and Molly Soda (artist), moderated by Zachary Kaplan (Rhizome)
7PM — LIVE Musical Performance by Moon Bounce: Mutant Pop from Philadelphia.
SUNDAY, JUNE 18TH
3PM — Radical Digital Painting: Artist and programmer Jeffrey Alan Scudder (JAS) lectures on digital painting and performs with a variety of his home-grown software instruments for making unique pictures and sounds.
6PM — VR Show & Tell: Demo an array of VR experiences exploring the evolving intersection of art, animation and helmets. Presented by Superbright + Ooni + Rhizome.
MONDAY, JUNE 19TH
7PM — Inside the Heads of GNOG: Learn about the delightful puzzle game GNOG with a guided play-through and artist talk from the award-winning designer. Presented by game designer Samuel Boucher of KO_OP.
TUESDAY, JUNE 20TH
7PM — An Explorer's Guide to Internet Archaeology: Join Atlas Obscura and GIPHY for a journey into the deepest depths and darkest corners of the internet. Presented by Atlas Obscura.
Featuring Jason Scottt (curator), Coral Salomón (NY Art Resources Consortium), and Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai (Motherboard)
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21ST
3PM — FRAME BY FRAME: An interactive workshop on how to transform your art into GIFs. Featuring live demos with Wallplay artists & audience participants. Presented by wallplay.
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Featuring art from:
Peter Burr * Robert Beatty * Withering Systems * Alan Resnick * Lorna Mills * Faith Holland * Carla Gannis * Rollin Leonard * A. Bill Miller * Anthony Antonellis * Planeta * Aaron Bjork * Yoshi Sodeoka * Xaviera López * MSHR (Birch Cooper and Brenna Murphy) * Justin Brandon Kinard * GIPHY Studios (Domitille Collardey-Adebimpe, Nicky Rojo, Parker Jackson, Josh Freydkis, and Natalie James) * Nitemind * Evan Yee * Jelly Gummies (Sam Lyon) * Matias Trillo * Kans (Worasit Puttarak) * Clara Terne * Patrick Sluiter * and Toyoya Li.
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Additional Curation by wallplay, Rhizome, and TRANSFER
Media Partner: Creators
Special Thanks to Chandon USA, Old Blue Last, Samsung US, AdHoc