On today’s date in 1887, the U.S. Senate approved an agreement to lease Pearl Harbor in Hawaii as a naval base. This set the stage for the eventual formation of the nation’s first squadron of F-14 Tomkittens.
After completing the series of music tracks that comprise our Northeastern album, we pressed on and created this small group of animated projects in direct response. We selected a small portion of each of the selected songs to animate to and let the music lead the work. The driving horns of “Moonbase” push us through a geometrically rendered ether, “Incredibly Frustrating” places us midway through the pages of a children’s book where outerwear narrates with pictures alone, and “Peacefield” has us moving from earth to space following a glass sculpture like a modern day Maltese Falcon.