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Cacalotl

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The Crow's metamorphosis is no gift. It doesn't carry any virtues with it nor the promise of a brilliant future. It is a curse which brings death and sacrirfice. It's the tortuous task of a cosmic executioner, condemned to repeat again and again it's tragic destiny, always engulfed in the flames of conflict in it's quest to abolish Power.
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This is the result of my final project at school, in order to obtain my bachelor's degree in Visual Arts. It is an animation that defines the paraphernalia and cycle of what I call the "Crow Archetype", a fictional archetype that repeats itself in my own microcosm.

The animation focuses on the Original Crow: an ancient sorceress named Hoh, in a distant mythical past in which the relationship between humans and gods hadn't been yet stablished.

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Brilliant!

Amazing animation!!! It was all amazing and perfect! The only thing that bugs me a liiiiiiitle tiny tiny tiny bit is that the music, despite being an EXCELLENT piece of art, sadly I don't think it fits with the mood I sense from the animation, all these synthesizers, leads and arpeggios feel more like they're from a futuristic spy movie rather than an ancient aztec adventure, but hey! your universe, your rules. Anyways both music and animation constitute real ass professional works and I give my congratulations to both of you. Outstanding work you guys did!!

Any plans to release this music? This is amazing.

Shi-Gu responds:

Just released it today!
https://shi-gu.bandcamp.com/album/cacalotl

I just love the visuals in this so much.

Pretty trippy too.

I'm just speechless. It reminds me of old Mesoamerican creation stories and to couple that with your art style just makes for an exceptional piece.