The Lava Logs: A Visual Album Part 2 - Welcome to Our World - O Cinema


O Cinema's monthly series “Welcome to Our World” features four of nine curated short films inside our virtual reality environment all month long! Join us on 11/19 for a free LIVE opening night viewing of final 5 shorts. This month's series of short films were created by Kieran O'Hare, Sean Yeaton, and Ryan Dann!

The Lava Log is a visual album. These 9 animated videos are assembled from digital recreations of stock images, the depths of Google image search, and 00's nostalgia, set to ambient soundscapes created using obsolete iPhone apps, field recordings of malfunctioning tech, and other internet ephemera. A collaboration between animator Kieran O'Hare (Joe Pera Talks You To Sleep), musician Sean Yeaton (Parquet Courts), and sound designer/composer Ryan Dann (Joe Pera Talks with You), the Lava Log is ASMR for the hyperactive-- like staring at a Lava Lamp melting in the embers of a Yule Log.


Kieran O'Hare is an animator and visual artist based in Brooklyn, NY who has created animated TV and web content for platforms including Adult Swim, VICE, and MTV. His fine art looks askance at the informational function of infographics, taking a critical view in his maps, non-linear narrative “bricks,” and various hand-drawn simulacra.

Sean Yeaton is a musician and artist best known as a founding member of the New York-based band Parquet Courts.

Ryan Dann is a sound designer and score composer based in Brooklyn, NY. He's best known as the primary composer for Joe Pera Talks With You on Adult Swim, but has also worked on podcasts such as Storybound, Unsolved Mysteries, and Their Own Devices. As a musician, he releases music under the name Holland Patent Public Library.

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