‘Whitby,’ a stop-motion music video by The Octopus Project

The Octopus Project - Whitby

Austin-based band The Octopus Project‘s latest music video, ‘Whitby,’ is an excellent piece of stop motion animation, starring a bunch of dancing geometric shapes hanging out in a library, kitchen, and other ordinary locations. It was created, shot, and directed entirely by the band themselves, who also have a hand in a lot of the art involved in their packaging and live visuals.

The Octopus Project’s music is most often instrumental, and their creative approach to visual art reflects that mindset in its non-linear nature. Their visual language of bright colors, flat shapes, and funky little creatures doesn’t tell a story per se, but bounces off the music to create a unified little world that is infectiously fun.

The Octopus Project - Whitby

The Octopus Project - Whitby

The Octopus Project - Whitby

The Octopus Project - Whitby

The Octopus Project - Whitby

The Octopus Project - Whitby

Skip Hursh

October 3, 2013 / By

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