SEE IT | Mash-up: Nicolas Monterrat’s Surreal Gifs Combine Old Found Images With Modern Animation

We’ve curated the best of digital age-inspired creativity—from user-generated content, mash-ups, and remixes to collaborations between multi-disciplined makers.

French photographer and animator Nicolas Monterrat has a delightful Tumblr titled Un gif dans ta gueule…, which more or less translates to ‘A gif in your mouth.’ Monterrat takes historical photos, paintings and other images and animates them to create humorous and often rather surreal gifs. The attention to detail is incredible, and if you’re feeling a bit glum, looking through his playful archive of work will definitely brighten up your day.

MOMENTS | Mash-up: Rapper Pell Debuted New Animated Music Video for the LARRY BRRD Remix of “Runaway”

We’ve curated the best of digital age-inspired creativity—from user-generated content, mash-ups, and remixes to collaborations between multi-disciplined makers.

It’s always pretty rad when artists have music videos made for the remix of their songs too—and it’s even better when there’s effort behind the production. New Orleans rapper Pell commissioned Aaron Keuter to create and edit a collaged animated video for LA-via-Boston producer LARRY BRRD‘s remix of “Runaway,” one of the exceptional tracks from Pell’s 2014 Floating While Dreaming LP. “I wanted to create an animated video that illustrated the most sacred union being broken, and I think we accomplished that,” says Pell to The FADER. “I’m very inspired by cartoons, and Aaron was able to turn my vision into a masterpiece with his animation.”

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Link up: Anna Wintour x Musical Theater, Literal Street Style, Daft Punk Human After All Remixes, Ty Segall “Susie Thumb”, Animator Ben Ridgeway
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1. She’s “Darth Vader and Hilary Clinton in one little package”. Anna Wintour is the subject of New York comedian and playwright Ryan Raftery’s musical, Ryan Raftery Is the Most Powerful Woman in Fashion.

MOMENTS | Link up: Paper And Ceramic Hybrid Art, Nicholas Ghesquière’s New Louis Vuitton Campaign, Dior Resort 2015, Bob Dylan Covers Frank Sinatra, Animated Collage Art

Staying relevant on the go.   1. “I try to make things that are hybrids,” explained artist Arlene Shechet. In her latest series, the sculptor molded paper as if it were clay.   2. Our remix idol Nicholas Ghesquière will be treating us to another collage-themed campaign. Ghesquière’s newest Louis Vuitton campaign will combine images shot … Continue reading MOMENTS | Link up: Paper And Ceramic Hybrid Art, Nicholas Ghesquière’s New Louis Vuitton Campaign, Dior Resort 2015, Bob Dylan Covers Frank Sinatra, Animated Collage Art

MOMENTS | Link up: Design Your Own Prada, CFDA Style Icon Rihanna, Le1f Responds To Ignorance, Hologram Piano Battle, Paint Showers

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1. We love it when interactive platforms let consumers customize their goods, and now Prada is doing it too. Prada’s new service is based on its Made To Order Décolleté collection and allows customers to ‘design’ their own shoes.

MOMENTS | Link up: Henrik Vibskov, CDG SHIRT x Supreme,  OTHER STORIES x Lykke Li, Beck x Father John Misty, Artist Caleb Wood

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1. Cool Hunting interviews Danish designer-artist-musician-professor Henrik Vibskov, a creative who has always lived in the hyphenate. Vibskov’s Central St. Martin’s ID from the ‘90s says his BA in Fashion specialized in MIXED MODE, and now, at 42, he’s built an impressively remixed biography.