David Knight - 16th July 2010

It's summertime, and Toby Stretch has been doing his thing once again, among the stunning vistas of the Appalachians.

Like in his previous work this extraordinary artist tells a visually fantastic tale by animating his own puppet creations from series of individual photographs.

And in Crystal Fighters' In The Summer his hero character goes into battle with a grinning sun god. Only thing, he looks disconcertingly like LibDem sage turned hangdog Minister of Trade Vince Cable. And he has the contents of his brain scooped out by tiny puppets, which must be how Vince feels since he got his new job. A coincidence, surely...

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David Knight - 16th July 2010

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