The Song of the Spinning Tree

The Song of The Spinning Tree is a short animation film created in 2022 by Jack O’Flynn. First shown at the interim MFA degree show for KMD, at Bergen Kjott, Norway.

This moving image work takes place in a twinkling landscape, alive with mysterious forces and creatures. With a clay cat as its central character, it brings us into a more-than-human story as it meets friends, menancing creatures, black portals, and spinning trees.

Materials: clay, dust, plaster, paint, cardboard, foam, charcoal, wood, wire, wool.

Camera, editing and sound design by Jack O’Flynn.

With thanks to Ruby Eleftheriotis.