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Exodus 19 to 40 – Excerpt 1 from Nina Paley on Vimeo.

15 seconds of animation from a new scene in Seder-Masochism, which deals with later parts of Exodus including the gruesome Exodus 29. I’m producing the feature backwards, chronologically – this is the second-to-last scene.

Exodus 19 to 40 – Excerpt 1 from Nina Paley on Vimeo. 15 seconds of animation from a new scene in Seder-Masochism, which deals with later parts of

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Killer of Sheep

Exodus 29

Maybe the timing’s not good on this, given current events. This is LITERALLY about Hebrews and sheep, per Exodus. It is not a political statement.

Here is Aharon, following God’s commandments per Exodus 29. Exodus is a pretty depressing read. Last night when I animated this, I found it depressing. This morning I found it kind of funny. Cartoon violence is magical that way.

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Tabernacle exterior

Altar and laver with the Tabernacle and Shekhinah in the background. I know there’s supposed to be a linen fence around the compound but I haven’t drawn it yet. A whole lotta sheep and cows are going to shed blood here, for no discernible good reason.

Altar and laver with the Tabernacle and Shekhinah in the background. I know there’s supposed to be a linen fence around the compound but I haven’t drawn it

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Burning Bush

This Burning Bush might be a genetically modified soy plant. That’s what happens when you interpret Torah in Central Illinois.

This Burning Bush might be a genetically modified soy plant. That’s what happens when you interpret Torah in Central

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Rain

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A bull, a lamb, and a goat

What do you suppose happens to these cute little fellows? Read all about it in Exodus 29.

I modified the bull (formerly a cow) and goat-ram (formerly the vehicle of Agni) from Sita Sings the Blues. The sheep is new.

What do you suppose happens to these cute little fellows? Read all about it in Exodus 29. I modified the bull (formerly a cow) and goat-ram (formerly the

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Sheepish

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