Artists Get Serious With LEGO

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PBS's Off Book web series interviews three artists who use the plastic toy pieces as a medium for creative expression. From stop-motion animation to life-sized sculptures of animals, Sean Kenney, Alex Kobbs, and Nathan Sawaya talk about the visual potential of LEGOs. The documentary was produced for PBS by the production studio Kornhaber Brown

Check out Kobbs's two-minute stop-motion short, Bricks of War, below:

For more videos from PBS Off Book, visit the YouTube channel

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.
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