Hattler Max


Moving image artist Max Hattler studied at Goldsmiths and the Royal College of Art in London. To date, he has made over 20 animation works, the most well-known of which are Collision, Spin, AANAATT, 1923 aka Heaven and 1925 aka Hell. His films have been shown at exhibitions and festivals all around the world, winning awards at Animate OPEN Digitalis, 700IS Experimental Film and Video Festival; Eksjo Animation Festival; KLIK! Amsterdam AnimationFestival; London International Animation Festival; London Short Film Festival; moves Festival; St. Louis International Film Festival; San Gio; Skepto; Lago Festival; Videofestival Bochum; Videologia; Visual Music Award, and others. Max has presented his audiovisual live performances internationally, and he has worked with a wide range of music acts including Basement Jaxx, Diplo, Jemapur, Jovanotti and Ladyscraper. Max lives in London where he teaches animation at Goldsmiths, and is studying towards a Professional Doctorate in Fine Art at the University of East London. For more information please see




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201700:00:30Video Art
“Shapeshifter” explores video glitches induced by digital signal processing compression artefacts, which have given rise to a whole genre of YouTube videos dedicated to expose shapeshifting reptilians, hiding behind the surface of the video screen.

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