Biography

Tomas Schats (1976) makes clear line animations and drawings from which everything superfluous has been omitted. They are miniatures created in pencil and displayed against a blindingly clean and white background. The narratives he tells are layered and occasionally take unexpected turns. Tomas Schats says himself: 'In their minimal linearity, these animations resemble cartoons but they are, in their simplicity, more lyrical and more ambiguous, wry, but nevertheless light-footed. They are based on reality, but transcend it is a subtle manner. They tell stories about humankind, with all its possibilities and limitations.

Blog Posts

New animation!

Tomas Schats

Hi all, I have uploaded a new animation made for an exhibition in the Ampelhaus (Germany).Due to a new entrance in the building, namely a hole in the ceiling. Kind regards Tomas

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New illustration in photo blog

Tomas Schats

Hi I have uploaded a new illustration in the photo blog. For an article in the Vpro TV Guide: 'If women had run the financial sector, would we also have had a crisis?' Kind regards Tomas

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