Tash Tully is a third year Illustration student at the University of Brighton, UK. She's also a talented machinimaker. Her short video Absence created with/within Grand Theft Auto V, is incredibly touching. A meditation of loneliness and anomie inspired by a quote from Theodore Roosevelt ("Absence and death are the same, only that in death there is no suffering") Absence is as far removed from the nihilistic tone of Grand Theft Auto V as one can imagine:
Here's the Neon edition:
And the original version:
Using Grand Theft Auto V as my engine, I explored the city of San Andreas alone. Settings were allocated so there were no humans, no cars and the weather was miserable in attempt to convey the feelings of isolation and danger that come with being a lone person exploring a big city.
LINK: Tash Tully