Ampersand for The New Republic

The New Republic asked me to create a handmade ampersand. I designed this piece on paper, drew it in Illustrator, then created this sculpture using fibreglass casting tape. The piece was then shot, retouched, and animated in After Effects.

Watch the film here.

By Charles Williams
Commissioned by Dirk Barnett at The New Republic
Photography by Andrew Swannell
Sound by Mutant Jukebox
Thanks to Kat at Snyder NY

July 2014