Pik and Etty in the Failure of the French Revolution

Pik and Etty is a short animated video. Inspired by economist Thomas Piketty, Pik and Etty are economic commentators and re-enactors. This first video is about, in Piketty’s words, “The Failure of The French Revolution”. Statistics for this video were taken from Capital and Ideology. Harvard University Press, 2020.

  • Josephine Anstey
  • Lucy Anstey-Pape
    Clay Artist
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    Comedy, Documentary
  • Runtime:
    2 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    June 28, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    300 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Camera Phone
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Director Biography - Josephine Anstey

Josephine Anstey’s career has been concept and project driven, engaging with a wide variety of media practices and technologies. Experiments with narrative & dramatic forms and questions of identity & consciousness have been constant themes. She has worked in video, VR, intermedia performance, radio. Her VR and video works have shown widely in the US, in Europe, South America and Asia, and she has work in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Ars Electronica Center, Austria.

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