Lorna Mills, "Wnrwnrchickndnr", 2017
Lorna Mills b. 1964, Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada; lives in Toronto
Wnrwnrchickndnr, 2017 Animated GIF Collage, 3 min. Courtesy the Artist
Lorna Mills is a Canadian new media artist known for her digital animations, videos, and GIFs, regarded as a pioneer of net.art since the 1990s. Wnrwnrchickndnr is a playful panorama of inter-species affection. Lorna Mills offers a celebration of the interconnectedness of culture and creatures, reminding us of the precarity of our species. With elements culled from a variety of online sources, the moving image collages of Mills are in a state of constant oscillation; her frenetic looped animated GIFs are a reflection of the humor and politics of our global public commons, the internet.