Senior Exhibition 2010: Matthew Reynolds

Matthew Reynolds, Senior Exhibition 2010

Influenced by surrealist animator Jan Svankmajer, Reynolds uses stop-motion animation within a single set to surface the raw aspects of film, telling stories in a way that predated cinema. “There’s something charming about just barely conveying an effect, movement or structure,” he says. “It exposes the magician’s trick, but showcases his ingenuity.”

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