Andy & Appleby get 3D

Andy & Appleby get 3D

 

Jakob Appleby is a young 3D artist from Oslo, Norway who makes 3D videos for a Drivers licence E-Learning platform, but in his spare time explores the visual art of simulations. 

His work is like rolling around inside a bean bag. It makes you feel a sense of aesthetic euphoria like no other.  Andy caught up with him ahead of his involvement with Yeah Nah Yeah #8
 

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"Hey mate, thanks for getting involved with the party."

Thanks for involving me in your party ;)

"Firstly, tell us a bit about what inspires you to do what you do?"

I guess the concept of art or creativity in general is what drives me. I have always been amazed by what people come up with their minds, and how it evolves. And a lot of times, the art becomes greater than the artist behind it.

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"What got you into making visual art like this?"

I think my specific style and preference came from my younger days, where i would spend many hours watching technical papers explaining simulation techniques in development. I also sat a lot in world builders for games like Warcraft 3

"What is the art scene in Oslo like at the moment? Do you find it interacts much with other areas of creativity like music and film much?"

I dont know too much about the scene in Oslo, i know some 3D artists that are up an coming here, and a couple of studios. We are a bit too small i think, and in my opinion we are not focusing enough, or giving enough money to our art culture.

Most of the focus goes to music, but i think the collective music mind here is in the wrong place, and everyone just wants to be the next thing which makes things end up very commercialized.

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"Where do you want to take your art?"

Hard to say, but I always want to keep making what I want, so it all depends on what pops up in my head. I have some clear things I know I want to do more of, like music videos. What I wonder is where my art will take me.

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Enter the Void with Tim Boyd of Black Wattle Records

Enter the Void with Tim Boyd of Black Wattle Records

TOP END SOUNDS, DOWN UNDER

TOP END SOUNDS, DOWN UNDER

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