Uploaded on Dec 9, 2008
Music: Andrew Bird featuring Dianogah, from the Daytrotter Session:
Video is an adaptation of Lisa Barcys 16-minute stop-motion animated film, MERMAID.
MERMAID © 2007 Lisa Barcy
Written, directed and animated by Lisa Barcy
Adapted by Xan Aranda
Adaptation edited by Angelo Valencia and Xan Aranda
Original editing by Brian R. Johnson
Color Correction by Heather Hay
Additional Artwork by Matt Marsden
Animated with 2-D stop-motion puppets and sand.
Lisa Barcy is an award winning animator, and maker of puppets and other three-dimensional oddities. She has made puppets for various theater companies and contributed animation to multi-media performances by the dance company, The Seldoms. Her work for Redmoon Theater has been seen at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, The Chicago Shakespeare Theater, and the Viaduct Theater. In spring of 2005 her puppets were seen traipsing across the stage and stabbing each other in the critically acclaimed Redmoon production of The Cabinet, based on the film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. She is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicagos Department of Film, Video and New Media. Lisa also teaches animation at Columbia College in Chicago.