Syrian artist Sulafa Hijazi’s series of animated images is a response to our ever-increasing relationship with new media.
While trawling her ‘facebook feed’ she became conscious of the great plethora of images that we are bombarded with from a friend’s wedding to updates from warzones.
Animated Images’uses lenticular print techniques to reveal shifting transformations as the viewer passes by the images. The works invite you to look closer, zooming in to reveal the details of images from diverse sources. In this era of 24-hour news, she asks whether we can shift our emotions at the same speed as we browse through the flow of images, and what we eventually retain from them.