Anna Deflorian Directed an Animated Video for 'His Clancyness'

By: Vasiliki Marapas - May 20, 2014
References: annadeflorian & itsnicethat
Berlin-based illustrator and graphic novelist Anna Deflorian has branched out of her comfort zone by directing a brilliant animation for 'His Clancyness,' otherwise known as Jonathan Clancy, a one-man pop act from Ottawa, Canada. Clancy explains, "I was translating her [Deflorian's] beautiful debut comic book 'Roghi' published by Canicola and just fell in love with it. I could already feel the song being a part of her drawings. "

Deflorian collaborated with Michele Bernardi to create a video depicting the miscellaneous adventures of an all-girl rock band. Her illustrations combine the angsty energy of the underground feminist punk rock movement 'Riot Grrrl' with the dry wit of Daniel Clowes' cult classic graphic novel 'Ghost World.'

Ultimately, Deflorian imbues her illustrations with a bold, unapologetic sense of female power.