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Elliot Gibson Anansi

Work by Elliot Gibson
Work by Elliot Gibson

My body of work is a contemporary representation of the trickster from Caribbean mythology, Anansi, who is famous for using his cleverness to fool humans. I sought to create a modern, multicultural version of this character by blending animation styles from Japan, 1970s psychedelic and contemporary American cartoons, as well as music ranging from Mongolian throat singing to Australian psych-rock.

Influencing artists:
Pendleton Ward
Hayao Miyazaki
Felix Colgrave


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