The Psychedelic Deconstruction of an Ordinary New York City Street

Cyriak Harris, an animator known for his disturbing, Escheresque animations, brings his signature style to this music video for Eskmo's "We Got More."  

Cyriak Harris, an animator known for his disturbing, Escheresque animations, brings his signature style to this music video for Eskmo's "We Got More."  Make sure to watch it full screen with the volume up to appreciate the meticulous choreography of live action elements that defy the laws of physics. The blog NYPD.be pinpoints the location of the scene at the intersection of 8th Avenue and 58th Street, and from Google Street View, it looks accurate. The track is available from Ninja Tune here.

For more work by Cyriak Harris, visit http://www.cyriak.co.uk/.

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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