I stumbled on these old books at work. They’ve been removed from circulation, and I found this whole scene to be inspiring. I took a few – they called out to be repurposed. Objects like Altoids tins and spoons sometimes do that to me.
The audio for this piece is a collection of clips I’ve accumulated from field recordings, old tapes and found sound (literally sounds that I found somewhere and edited).
I hear each different section as though it’s a visual background to a comic panel, and that’s where the inspiration for the animation comes from.
The audio below will likely change and evolve, especially around the rhythm component. But here’s the working draft so far: