The ‘Eager’ animation by animator Alison Schulnik is a surreal, unsettling and altogether haunting and beautiful piece of art set to music. There is no set story to the piece, but rather the images and scenes flow into each other and follow the strains of the soundtrack.
Using claymation style stop-motion, Schulnik creates innumerable unusual characters, objects and scenery, including a troop of nude figures, pulsing flowers, a shapeless shadowy creatures that lumber across the screen. The almost psychedelic movement and colors of the imagery when the music becomes increasingly frantic gives the Eager animation a visual appeal that will attract viewers and keep the watching the bizarre and beautiful video.
Alison Schulnik has create an animated masterpiece with Eager, a short that needs no story because it thrives on sounds, visuals, and textures.