ART ANIMATION VIDEO
"`The artwork for all the animations on this page came from my own drawings. I created and edited all the animations," Myrna Shoa
"Over Lockdown 2020- 2022 I conceived and created 2 video animations. The Man in The Red Suit and You Can't Come In. I also made Our World in Lockdown with Timuchin Dindjer. I recorded Inma Meruelo reading her delightful book she wrote and illustrated for children, Once Upon a Time in Covid -19 Time". Myrna Shoa
The Man in The Red Suit - Life is like a jigsaw puzzle
A snapshot of a life. It is a true story. Part of two worlds, London, UK and Lagos, Nigeria, Graphic designer Donald, The Man in The Red suit tells his stories to artist and storyteller Myrna Shoa. The Man in The Red Suit arrives in London wearing a bright red suit, but it is the colour of his skin that people notice. He is a Black man in the UK whereas in Nigeria he is a man. Identity, Belonging, Home are some of the themes explored in The Man in The Red Suit.C) 2020
"Here are examples of my drawings I then developed for the animation. The Interview, Arriving, The Bridge between 2 Worlds, Returning and Close Ups",
You Can't Come In a fantasy
YOU CAN'T COME IN a fantasy, is a video, mixed media animation. You need a password to enter. It is humorous as well as philosophical. No matter how good you are in life (whatever that means), you can only enter with a password, the key to opening the gates. The story was made up by Myrna Shoa and Yvonne Reed over lockdown 2021. Myrna Shoa created the artwork, animation and video. Mark Conroy did the voice over.
Three of the animations below came from Myrna's images. "I drew all the sets for The Busy Man and produced and directed it with Ruti Cohen," Myrna Shoa.
TRAVEL TO WHERE YOU WANT TO BE is an animation made by Myrna Shoa. The artwork was originally a print and greeting card.
FLAMENCO DANCERS Myrna Shoa & Ruti Cohen Made from cut out pieces of paper and stop frame animation.
THE BUSY MAN a stopframe animation based on the story of Sisyphus. Myrna Shoa and Ruti Cohen. Peter Davies and Carolyn Joel Elva are the voices. Art work Myrna Shoa
Once Upon a Time in Covid-19 time
Inma Meruelo wrote and illustrated a book for children Once Upon a Time in Covid -19 about lockdown - 2020.
JOURNEY TO YOUR HEART & DREAM AND DO IT are animations created from one of Myrna Shoa's own images. See Prints
You can view Myrna Shoa's videos on WEST LONDON FILMS