Collection of Te Papa Tongarewa - No Known Copyright Restrictions: Alice in Wonderland (Part 1), Down the rabbit hole: she grew and grew until she had to lie down on the floor; Production W. Butcher & Sons; publisher; circa 1900; London, Sir John Tenniel; artist; circa 1865, Unknown; manufacturer(s); circa 1900; Germany
From 1 to 31 October 2017, all GIF-¬makers, history nuts, cultural heritage enthusiasts and lovers of the internet are invited to take part in the 4th annual GIF IT UP competition. Entrants will create brand-new GIFs by remixing copyright-free material from four international digital libraries. The contest is supported by GIPHY, the world's largest library of animated GIFs.
I’ve never really got what a GIF is?
GIFs are images, videos or texts that have been digitally manipulated to become animated. By adding flying objects, a gentle breeze or dancing legs, static images or video are given a bold, sometimes unsettling, or fantastical new life.
The competition receives international attention for its creative re-use of cultural collection items. There are big prizes to win this year, including:
GIFs will be shared on the dedicated GIPHY GIFITUP channel for the world to see and use – don’t forget, your GIFs will be openly-licensed, and available to be used by anyone. You might become famous.
So give it a go! ENTER GIFITUP2017
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