Michael Stipe to Judge Animated GIF Festival

R.E.M. frontman will help choose winner for Moving the Still

October 19, 2012 12:45 PM ET
Michael Stipe
Michael Stipe
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Michael Stipe announced on R.E.M.'s website that he will serve as a judge for the GIF festival Moving the Still. The festival is described as "the first large-scale, open call event of its kind for original GIF art" and will be curated by Paddle8 and hosted by Tumblr. Submissions are open and will be published through November 7th, with a live exhibition to be showcased during Miami Art Week 2012 (December 4th-9th).

For more information, including GIFs created by Stipe, visit Moving the Still's website.

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