Tumblr to Present “Moving the Still: A Festival of GIFS” @ Art Basel Miami Beach

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 18, 2012
With the recent explosion of Tumblr and its highly-visual form of interaction, perhaps no other image format has benefitted as much as the GIF. Much maligned in the past, the animated form will be celebrated both online and physically by Tumblr as &#...

PBS: The Birth of a Medium – Animated GIFs

ArtsComments ⋅ Mar 8, 2012
If you were a World Wide Web user during the Web 1.0 era, a retrospective look back to the creation of Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) images in 1987 reveals quite a storied history. One of the most popular image files of the last three decades, GI...