Watch: 'LIMBO,' ambient video loop by Bill Domonkos of 20 (real) death masks

GIF: John Keats, 1785-1921.

Enjoy this beautiful, creepy, ethereal short ambient ambient video loop by Bill Domonkos, a filmmaker, GIF maker and stereoscopist.

'Limbo' brings to life 20 animated masks from the Laurence Hutton Collection of Life and Death Masks. This video is silent. [Vimeo Link]

From the artist:

LIMBO is an ambient video of 20 animated death/life masks
from the Laurence Hutton Collection of Life and Death Masks.
This video loop is designed for exhibition on a wall mounted
digital display or projection. This video is silent.

Animation, editing and compositing by Bill Domonkos

For best experience view fullscreen.

List of masks as they appear in the video:

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1749-1832
John Keats, 1785-1921
Giacomo Leopardi, 1798-1837
L'Inconnue de la Seine
John C. Calhoun, 1782-1850
George Washington, 1732-1799
Queen Louisa of Prussia, 1776-1810
Ben Caunt, 1815-1861
Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321
Mary, Queen of Scots, 1542-1587
Felix Mendelssohn, 1809-1847
Jean Paul Marat, 1743-1793
John Lawrence Sullivan, 1858-1918
Henry George, 1839-1897
Edward Kean, 1787-1833
Abraham Lincoln, 1808-1865
Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603
Ludwig van Beethoven, 1779-1827
John James Audubon, 1785-1851
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

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