Department of Art & Art History

Josh Funk

Digital Media

Josh Funk is a sculptural filmmaker, animator, and illustrator. He creates illusions using sets, puppets and miniatures, enhanced by practical and digital effects. His work explores dreams, magic, memories, childhood, and humanities dependency on technology. He is interested in the intersection of digital media and the unintended human traces found in analog processes.

Funk’s films and music videos have exhibited around the world including FilmQuest (Provo, Utah), Animated Edin (Cumbria, England), SciFi Film Festival (Parramatta, Australia), and The Museum of Northern California Art (Chico, CA). He is a contributing writer for Videomaker magazine and Co-Director of the animation festival - Animation Chico.