As the shadow of night falls across the American West a lone man begins his work. Far from the confines, calamity, and culture of society, multimedia artist and storyteller Jeff Frost sifts through the visual dregs of places and people who once were.
Combining still and time-lapse photography with motion, music, and art, Frost reveals a world rarely seen. Rooted in science and the exploration of space, Frost’s work explodes with light, fire, and sound, utilizing 2D and 3D perspective, leading the viewer on a unique visual journey through worlds both real and imagined.
- written by the amazing photographer and human being, Daniel Milnor
"Frost's video footage of the desert and abandoned houses in the American Southwest is certainly stunning in its own right, but it was his incorporation of three perspective-bending optical illusions — and his use of time-lapse as a medium to expose the reality behind those illusions — that really sold us."
"...a glimpse of a world without limits."
- Brooklyn Street Art, Steven P. Harrington
"[Flawed Symmetry of Prediction] is a monumental thing."
- Jeff Dunas, Palm Springs Photo Festival co-founder
"Very creative and sick."
- Tom Lowe, Astronomy Photographer of the Year
"Jeff Frost shows us the future of the 21st century book in his audio and visual feast, "Flawed Symmetry."
- Eileen Gittins, Blurb Books CEO
"Jeff Frost is the author of this new video made frame called Flawed Prediction of Symmetry. She asked him several months of work plans, and melds contemplative and discrete graphics interventions."
- allcityblog.fr, translated from French by Google
"A breathtaking combination of time lapse and 3D optical illusion."
- Coilhouse Magazine + Blog
A charcoal on paper animation about a motorcycling circus bear who decides to leave the daily routine and takes off to the forest where his true happiness seems to dwell.
International Festival Premier at Clermont-Ferrand 34th Int'l Short Film Festival, France, 2012
Selected at 70+ film festivals
The Best Debut Film of the year at National Film Festival “Lielais Kristaps”, Latvia, 2012
Special International Jury Prize at the 14th International Animation Festival in Hiroshima, Japan, 2012
The Best First Film Zlatko Grgić Award at Animafest Zagreb, Croatia, 2012
The Best Short Film Award at Fredrikstad Animation Festival, Norway, 2012
The Best Short Animation Film at Ozu Film Festival, Italy, 2012
The Best Animation Award in 14th Patras International Panorama Film Festival, Patra, Greece, 2012
FIPRESCI International Film Critics Award at National Film Festival “Lielais Kristaps”, Latvia, 2012
Jury’s Special Mention I at Animation Film Festival Animated Dreams, Estonia, 2012
Directed, Script & Art: Reinis Pētersons
Produced by Atom Art
Original Music: Jēkabs Nīmanis
Phonography: Maksims Šenteļevs
Sound Mix: Ģirts Bišs
Chief Animator: Mārtiņš Dūmiņš
Animation Assistants: Indra Kadaka, Elīna Zunde
Background Photographer: Jānis Nīgals
Editing: Dāvis Sīmanis Jr.
Digital Compositing: Dāvis Rudzāts
Creative Producer: Edmunds Jansons
Producer: Sabīne Andersone
Dawn Of Man was invited by the Mondrian South Beach to create a large-scale, interactive video art installation to light up the hotel for the week of Art Basel.
We were immediately drawn to the Mondrian's 90 foot, rainbow shaped pool, as the prime surface to animate and illuminate. The solution for turning the pool into a useable projection surface? Filling it with 250,000 ping pong balls, and projecting onto the resulting surface from a balcony suite on the top floor. The end result transformed the bayside pool into an uncharted realm of ping pong ball and video art revelry, and set the stage for the wild rumpus of Art Basel after parties to hold court.