|A contour drawing (c) Philip Hartigan, posted with permission of the artist|
As so often happens, this one link led to a whole lot more. Philip Hartigan is a painter, printmaker and sculptor and he writes for Hyperallergic. His stop-motion animations are a delight to watch. He also does some university teaching.
Some more videos:
Hartigan briefly describes an installation of toy soldiers, 1 min 12 secs
A Google Hangout conversation with P.E. Sharpe, Philip Hartigan, Hrag Vartanian and Jillian Steinhauer of Hyperallergic. -- 35 mins.
A Google Hangout interview, 1 hr