Filmmakers Talk for the SHIFT Film Festival 2021 (CineSud) scheduled in person and online September 17-19, 2021. My animated short film SPELL was selected for the Short Film Competition.
Q&A with filmmakers at the SHIFT Film Festival 2021 (CineSud) after the screening of the Short Film Competition that included my animated short film SPELL.
« Like many, I have witnessed the emergence of the Internet, personal computers, games and virtual reality. I see this unique moment as an inspiration and an opportunity to experiment with new ways of making art. My work explores the transition to the Digital Age. I create interactive installations, websites, apps, lenticular prints and sculptures—designed with … Read More
An ephemeral art piece experienced for 1 year only on www.nightcolors.art. Each night a new image was revealed between 05.01.18 and 04.30.2019. Read more > Read more >
Profile 2017 Lenticular print 46 x 62 in (116.8 x 157.5 cm) Unique edition Profile is a lenticular print designed by Philippe Safire that visualizes voter demographics—by race and gender—in America. Artwork commissioned by ArtsWestchester for the exhibition “Give Us the Vote,” October 7, 2017-February 10, 2018. Read more >
Give Us the Vote Curated by Kathleen Reckling ArtsWestchester Gallery 31 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains, NY On View: Oct 10, 2017 – Feb 10, 2018 Gallery Hours: Tue – Fri, 12-5pm | Sat 12-6pm Photo credit: Margaret Fox (Courtesy of ArtsWestchester) For this art show, I designed a lenticular print entitled Profile that visualizes voter … Read More
Thoughts 2016-Present Animation Dimensions variable Philippe Safire’s Thoughts is an ongoing art project to be experienced only through social media feeds on Instagram and Twitter. The piece consists of multiple animations posted online without captions or search tags. Comments about everyday life flash in front of the viewer between glitches of colors. Lasting a few … Read More
Interview with Philippe Safire in his studio, New York, USA, 2017 Directed by Fabien Hameline and produced by Garance Pictures View art installations >
Channel 2017 Lenticular print 43 x 24 1/2 in (109 x 62 cm) Unique edition
Lines 2016-Present Animation Dimensions variable Philippe Safire’s Lines is an ongoing art project to be experienced through social media feeds on Instagram and Twitter. The piece consists of multiple animations posted online without captions or search tags. The lines of pixels suggest a colored alphabet whose movement follows different reading customs: from left to right … Read More