This extremely weird finger animation video is really cool and also horrifying

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If you like fingers, and you like animation, you still probably won't like this.

Seed Animation Studio released a video called "Finger Machines," consisting of, you guessed it, a whole bunch of animated fingers. Somehow, it lasts for almost 2 minutes.

They put fingers everywhere. There are fingers on walls. There are fingers wrapped around poles. All the fingers have white nail polish.

None of it seems to makes sense.

But director Morgan Powell has a much deeper explanation for why we are watching these so called "finger machines."

"Soft and tactile machines are the direct opposite of what you’d expect from machines but this wasn’t it," Powell wrote in the video's description. "I realized that it was feeling something physical from watching. This (it turns out) is down to a phenomenon called synaesthesia. It was this mysterious connection to the visuals that was driving my interest … and I really like the thought of being able to hijack someone’s senses.”  Read more...

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