Animation: “Placenta” and “Papiroflexia,” by Joaquin Baldwin

Today on Boing Boing tv, two short works from the young Paraguay-born animator and web designer Joaquin Baldwin, now a student at UCLA in Los Angeles. First, Papiroflexia, “An origami tale of a skillful paper folder who could shape the world with his hands.” Next, Placenta, an “autobiographical film using photography, motion graphics and rotoscoped video.”

Previously on Boing Boing tv:
Joaquin Baldwin’s short, “Sebastian’s Voodoo.”

About Xeni Jardin

Boing Boing editor/partner and tech culture journalist Xeni Jardin hosts and produces Boing Boing's in-flight TV channel on Virgin America airlines (#10 on the dial), and writes about living with breast cancer. Diagnosed in 2011. @xeni on Twitter. email: xeni@boingboing.net.
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5 Responses to Animation: “Placenta” and “Papiroflexia,” by Joaquin Baldwin

  1. Agent 86 says:

    I love this guy! Here’s to many more BBTVs featuring Joaquin!

  2. L124RD says:

    “Papiroflexia” brought a tear to my eye, it was beautiful.

  3. Xeni Jardin says:

    @L124RD, we (BBtv crew) felt the same way. Joaquin’s work really is stunning, and intimate, and personal like that. Love it.

  4. Justin Ried says:

    Absolutely beautiful. Thanks to Joaquin for sharing his wonderful talents with us.

  5. GuabaMan says:

    Papiroflexia is great! I don’t mind the sound of the cars passing on a distant highway but having the traffic noise next to my room is a really disturbing.

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