Gorgeous isometric animation celebrates a microcosm of London

Nine months of work came to fruition last November when the Barbican launched an animated isometric film of its history. Briefed to compress the entire history of Europe's largest arts centre into a short, engaging film, Brighton studio Persistent Peril based its animation on the article 'A Microcosm of London' by Peter Ackroyd, and opted for a videogame aesthetic, using colour to show the passing of time.

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