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Research 1.4: Materials that move

TASK: Stop-frame animation involves the application of a movement to inanimate materials and objects. Animators such as Jan Svankmajer and The Brothers Quay make use of this technique to an unsettling, uncanny effect. Whereas artists Fischli & Weiss and architects Charles & Ray Eames apply movement to objects and materials but they do not animate them and the results are very different.
Find a range of films that use animated movement in different ways. Consider the mood or feeling these techniques suggest. Produce a short review with accompanying screenshots, that compares your choices, the different techniques used, and reflecting on their mood.
As a starting point, you may want to look at the following films and animations:

Jan Svankmajer, Dimensions of Dialogue (1982):

Dimensions of Dialogue
A Game with Stones
Meat Love
The Brothers Quay, Rehearsals for Extinct Anatomies (1987)

Fischli & Weiss, Der Lauf Der Dinge (1987)

Charles & Ray Eames, Black Top:
The Washing of a School Play Yard (1952)