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Delicate Star Fields by Lemat Works


A gif image by Lemat WorksSuper Meteor

Lemat Works is a .GIF artist who produces delicate star fields and abstract images that move and glitter through animation. Based in Japan, the artist also produces designs for accessories and works of sound art.

 

A gif image of golden stars fallingGolden Stars

 

Lemat often creates their .GIF works within a grid-like structure, often on a black background covered in a web of colored or white points, stars, and other small shapes. The resulting images have the effect of cascading rain. In some, the viewer feels as if they are zooming through outer space while passing small objects. Based on social media sites like Tumblr and Instagram, Lemat creates their works in a sphere designed for passing along and sharing.

 

The artist’s designs for T-shirts, phone cases, and other accessories are an interesting blend of the .GIF aesthetic, and static geometric artworks. Many of these pieces are like looking at a paused frame of one of the artist’s .GIF works. 

 

A gif by Lemat Works featuring bats flying through the airBats Night


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Dallas Jeffs Art Writer

Dallas Jeffs is the Editor of Artist Run Website's blog. She is a recent graduate of Emily Carr University of Art and Design, where she studied Critical and Cultural Practices. She is passionate about talking and writing about art, and sharing that interest with others. In her studio practice she is a painter, but she considers herself an art writer and educator foremost. If you like art, books and culture with a science fiction twist, check out Dallas' personal blog, HappySpaceNoises

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