Walter Potter: The Man Who Married Kittens is a short doc written and directed by Ronni Thomas, who's the filmmaker-in-residence at Brooklyn's Morbid Anatomy Museum. It explores the macabre yet oddly adorable work of Victorian England taxidermist Walter Potter. DO WANT.
This week, we have a few groups of people looking to bring historic works of art to a modern audience. There are the reprinted adventures of Nelvana, a superheroine from Canada's Golden Age, a publication of 19th-century illustrations for Poe's "The Raven," and a documentary about a famed Victorian taxidermist.
If you love adorable kittens that have been modeled into macabre taxidermy scenes, you can kick in to fund a documentary about Victorian taxidermist Walter Potter. You can also try to grab a board game about quantum physics, a video game that uses real Martian topography, and fund a new season of the web series…
The latest installment of the eccentric Midnight Archive web series focuses on Sue Jeiven, an anthropomorphic taxidermist who creates tableaus of dead animals having a jaunty, decidedly human time, à la famed British taxidermist Walter Potter. Watch how one practices the near dead art of making dead kittens whimsical.