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Kris Merc

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Kris Merc’s work fuses fun surprises, raw realism and visual sleights of hand in a huge a range of styles involving film-making and design. His work is rooted in narratives of longing, using bricolage as a technique for his designs and shorts.

Kris has received accolades for his visually striking music videos for acts such as MF Doom, De La Soul, The Peach Kings, Spirit Animal, The Griswolds, James and Joey BadA$$. He’s worked for brands including HTC, Bosch, Ziploc, Reebok, Vonage, Lowes, Nintendo, Coca Cola, IBM, Mountain Dew, VH1, MTV, NBA, Glad and dozens more. His work has been featured on Nowness, Rolling Stone, Complex, MTV, Hypebeast, Stereogum, Motionographer, Adweek, Creativity Online, Ad Age, Pitchfork, Stash, Computer Arts Magazine, XXL Magazine, Cartoon Brew, Vimeo Staff Picks and more.