Maxime Mouysset's hilarious, bonkers animation mixes sport, surrealism and slapstick humour

Date
7 June 2016
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Mixing absurd scenarios with well executed, simple monochrome line work, Maxime Modysset’s animation is a wonderful ode to sport, surrealism and slapstick humour. Entitled Zap 2 Sport, the short film runs through various sports, which start off normal then end in a strange twist. Our shot-putter can only throw inside the confines of his little hand-drawn aspect ratio; our ping-pong players gradually destroy their table throughout their rally. It’s enormously fun and very compelling, and marks a nice departure from Maxime’s graphic design projects. The piece is her graduation project for the Art Décoratif school in Strasbourg, France.

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Maxime Mouysset: Zap 2 Sport

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Maxime Mouysset: Zap 2 Sport

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Maxime Mouysset: Zap 2 Sport

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Maxime Mouysset: Zap 2 Sport

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Maxime Mouysset: Zap 2 Sport

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Emily Gosling

Emily joined It’s Nice That as Online Editor in the summer of 2014 after four years at Design Week. She is particularly interested in graphic design, branding and music. After working It's Nice That as both Online Editor and Deputy Editor, Emily left the company in 2016.

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