For the past four years, I’ve been working slowly but obsessively on a very odd project. Bit by bit I’ve dissected Obama’s self-read autobiography into thousands of very short phrases, usually one to ten words or so, and have used these snippets to tell a completely different story from the original. I’ve then set the story to music. The story is called Son Of Strelka, Son Of God. Broadly speaking, it tells the story of an ugly dog-faced demigod who recreates the world after it is destroyed.
And it’s a fricking cartoon.
This is a rough draft of the first chapter, which has been shown at Austin’s Alamo Draft House (the one with the famous no-phones policy), animated by Ainsley Seago.
Chapter 2, animated by Adam Bozarth, has more color:
Watch Dan’s blog for updates.