Wednesday, 8 December 2010
Came Across the work of VINCE COLLINS recently.
I couldn't find much about him other than he started animating in California during the early 70's, influenced by animators of the of the 60's and early 70's such as George Dunning and Peter Max (Yellow Submarine and many american comercials), making some of the most hallucinatory animations of the era.
Through this period he made a small number of films influenced by the drug scene of the time, such as Euphoria and the bizzare and sexual Malice in Wonderland, until that era of experimental animation in the underground came to an end in the late 70's.
From what I gather he is still animating, though in the dawn of computer technology in the 80's and 90's, he favoured the avenue of corporate digital animation, which in my own opnion seems a shame...
Still these animations here are as mind blowing now as they were on their creation more than thirty years ago.
Here's his website and an Interview with him in hipster injection mag Vice.