surreal

Music
Music

3D-Scanned Bodies Stretch, Float, and Collide in a CGI Skydiving Music Video

For the music video for UK duo Shy Luv’s “Shock Horror”, French filmmakers Bif create a surreal animated skydive scene.
DJ Pangburn
2.10.17
Art
Art

If Dalí Knew How to Use a Computer, He Would’ve Made These GIFs

These mind-melting GIFs are surrealism for the digital age.
J.H. Fearless
2.3.17
Art
Art

Glitchy Gradients and Heartfelt Hues Form Hueman’s 'Hyperlimbo' Paintings

Exploring the space that exists in between reality and time with Hueman’s solo show at KP Projects Gallery in Los Angeles.
Hannah Stouffer
1.26.17
Art
Art

Contemporary Artists Explore Deeply Personal and Surreal Narratives

Three artists explore subconscious narratives through painting, animation, and ceramics.
Nathaniel Ainley
1.12.17
Art
Art

Meet the Illustrator Who Puts Algae on Paper

Using algae and gouache, artist Katharine Rutter explores the self and fairy tales through imaginative illustrations.
DJ Pangburn
1.12.17
Art
Art

Sleepwalkers Will Know How This Animation Feels

Inspired by a García Lorca poem, Theodore Ushev’s 'Sonámbulo/The Sleepwalker' imagines the dreams of a sleepwalking gypsy through an abstract pattern sequence.
Nathaniel Ainley
1.6.17
Art
Art

Japanese Artist Spends 3+ Years Drawing Massive, Incredibly Detailed Tsunami

Three years, three months, and 12 days later, Manabu Ikeda's 'Rebirth,' is nothing short of epic.
Beckett Mufson
1.5.17
Art
Art

100 Days of Fascinating Black, White, and Bloody GIF Art

Min Liu's tricolored cel animations range from the disturbing to the enrapturing.
Beckett Mufson
1.4.17
Art
Art

Painter Constructs Human Faces From Natural Elements in His Surreal Landscapes

Fulvio di Piazza has a new solo exhibition of oil paintings at the Jonathan Levine Gallery.
Nathaniel Ainley
1.4.17
Art
Art

These Surreal Photos of Spirits Aren't Real But Can You Really Be Sure?

Christopher McKenney's ghostly photography warps reality.
TCP Staff
12.31.16
Art
Art

Haunting Acrylic and Pigment Paintings Depict a Lonely World of Dreams

The Japanese painter finds a balance between the serene and the sinister in her surreal portrait.
Nathaniel Ainley
12.14.16
Gaming
Gaming

Corporate Spaces Become Mysterious Video Game Places in 'Islands'

Carl Burton's new game is an atmospheric experience that turns familiar scenes into strange landscapes.
Kevin Holmes
11.28.16