I know some people that are so far-gone with artistic genius that they doodle incessantly, sometimes on top of what they just drew, and the image evolves and mutates over time into something else entirely. Hallmarks of these individuals are bouts of manic creativity driven by extreme boredom with their creation.

This kind of ‘free-flow chase’ of the never-ending idea is writ large in Jake Fried‘s animations: grasping at the thinning threads that tether a mind to reality; an ever-present fear of that last thread snapping at any moment.

Prepare to lose your mind: