Pavlov’s Bell

The scenario confirms what you suspected as a child — when the plane doors close, they lift you up, bounce you around and that’s it. Mather’s plane is land-locked above a field, accordioning on a length of folded cardboard, a metaphor that the viewer can fly anywhere. It’s a bracing and boldly-colored world brought to… Continue Reading

Red Vines

Experience love on the sidelines as a young couple cross paths with a wizened convenience store clerk. A track on Aimee Mann‘s 2000 album Bachelor No. 2 or, the Last Remains of the Dodo, Red Vines was interpreted and animated by Evan Mather, using the same flat-but-deep graphics style pioneered with Fansom the Lizard. Completed… Continue Reading

Buena Vista Fight Club

A contemporary lifestyle catalog comes alive in this bloody mashup of Fight Club and Buena Vista Social Club. Completed as 1999 drew to a close, Buena Vista Fight Club was an experiment in digital composition, typography and animation. A faux furniture catalog (AVINO®) – featuring models from Seattle, New York, and Helsinki – was designed in… Continue Reading