Public Domain GIFs from the OKFestival 2014 Workshop

Untitled, by Colin Raff – Sources: I, II, III, IV, V, VI

A selection of animated GIFs created as part of a workshop we ran at OKFestival 2014 in Berlin along with Kati Hyyppä and Sanna Marttila. See the rest here, and feel free to add more!





By Kati – Sources: Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959) movie and a print of Flemish mask design (1555), Rijksmuseum


The ascent of Mrs. Graham with the Royal Victoria Balloon. August 9th, 1837 – Source: the second volume of William Upcott’s scrapbook of early aeronautica.


Sending my “love!” – Source: Practical Medical Anatomy


Now I’m the king of the GIFs… 😀 – Source: Figure 18 from Charles Darwin’s The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals


By Junfeng Ding – Source: Cartoon Portraits and Biographical Sketches of Men of the Day (1873)


Sullivan vs. Sullivan by Niklas – Source: The Public Domain Review I, II / The Digital Comic Museum (Battle Stories 001 / America’s Greatest Comic 002)


By Sanna – Source: to be confirmed.


By Kati – Source: Arent van Bolten’s Grotesques, Rijksmuseum, early 17th century


Mihai Viteazul szobor going crazy, by Joris – Source: Postcard from Europeana