A feverish Youtube countdown video exploring how viral memes evolve, particularly Creepypasta stories (online horror stories spread through ‘copy and paste’). Using a cast of imaginary digital hybrids, the film evokes themes of mutation, technological anxiety and bodily transformation.
Ben Wheele is a computer animator and visual artist. He studied animation at Royal College of Art and teaches at Middlesex University. His films have been screened at festivals internationally, including Annecy, Pictoplasma, and London International Animation Festival.