Flip-books – More than child’s play

Karen Rosenberg reviews the work of professional flip-book-maker Ruth Hayes. These days the flip book is generally considered kiddie fare, if it is considered at all. What’s a flip book? Well, the Germans call it Daumenkino, thumb cinema, because it’s a form of animation: a series of sequential images on a bound stack of paper … Read more

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From the California Institute of the Arts, where she is currently studying film, Hayes told me by phone how she came to concentrate on flip books. After graduating from Harvard in 1978, where she studied with George Griffin, Hayes put two of her short animated films on the festival circuit. They made the rounds and … Read more