Erica Russell – by – 0 – In 1970s Animation 1980s Animation 1990s Animation Contemporary Animation Experimental Animation Handdrawn Animation New Zealand Animation Studio Animation Born in New Zealand in 1951, Erica Russell emigrated with her parents to South Africa in 1953 and spent her childhood there, finding inspiration in the local folk
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Feet of Song explores the African rhythms of the talking drum and the guitar. The animated stylised figures move beautifully in time with the music. Erica Russell researched extensively for her film in dance, music, African masks, sculpture and body painting.
Russell, Erica (1951-) Director, Animator. Animation by Erica Russell based on African dance rhythms. Marx for Beginners (1979) Witty animation outlining the philosophy of Karl Marx. Related collections. Channel 4 and Animation: How Britain’s fourth channel became an animation powerhouse.
Nominated for an Academy Award for best animated short film, Erica Russell’s Triangle is a gorgeous piece of short animation reminiscent of the choreography peices of Maya Deren. Whenever a short form filmmaker can earn comparisons to a master like Deren, she is doing something right, and Russell …