[The following movie clips are short random sections which are highly compressed in order to post them on the web. The actual size and length is posted with the clip.
Whilst they can be shown as individual pieces in selected venues they, ideally, should be seen projected as installations where they would be looped so that the viewer could see them at their own pace and repeatedly if they wish.]

When I started making digital movies 18 years ago the way I made them made them difficult to present, either privately or at public screenings, as the data rate was far too high for the available projection methods at the time. I was never committed to streaming them as this would have compromised the visual experience via the reduced size and data rate.

Luckily recently, with the advent of Blu-ray technology, they can now be viewed easily. The only condition for seeing them is that a Blu-ray player (BD) is available which is getting more and more common every year and, if not yet found  in every home, is now present in most public viewing establishments and galleries.

Most of the work posted here has been converted to this process and can be recognised by the designation “Dvd: Blu-ray” at the bottom of the short description of the piece. Of course you need to buy a player first.

Fortunately now the technology has improved even more and most of the movies included here are now available to be be viewed on Vimeo.

Please use this link to see them:    https://vimeo.com/user24274324/videos/sort:alphabetical/format:thumbnail

This should sort them into the order when they were made, or if not check the ‘Alphabetical’ option above the videos to see the work in chronolgical order.

Alternatively there should be a direct link on their individual page, thanks.


A.G. July 2017

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This short 3D animation originated from an abandoned piece started in 2006. Its roots are a very loose graphic interpretation of some recent family medical experiences. The actual details are not necessary to appreciate it, neither is it a literal interpretation of the conditions involved – it has more affinity with a fairground attraction than medical history.
In common with most abstract work there isn’t a prescribed narrative so the viewer will need to interpret the images intuitively.

As with all Vimeo presentations version is very compressed and also reduced in size.

AG 2018

Direct vimeolink:


DVD: Blu-ray      •      Aspect ratio 16:9      •     HD 1920 x 1080   •    Length: 7 ‘  12″     •    ©2017

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blue is ‘it’

please note that the violet cast of the blue form is not in the original.

DVD: Blu-ray    •    Aspect ratio 16:9     •   HD 1920 x 1086   •   Length 4′ 07″    •    ©2016

To see this movie please use this link: video.com/187670943





In this animated sequence the main object is only in view occasionally but its shadow and reflection is  on screen most of the time making up the visual content of the event.

DVD: Blu-ray    •    Aspect ratio 16:9     •   HD 1920 x 1086   •   Length 4′ 51″    •    ©2016

To see this movie please use this link:


tentative liaisions: parts 3 and 4

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part 3 This is the last section of the tentative liaision series.Once again the players in the part 3 are ‘cautiously’ negoitiating the space and are interlacing with the more static forms.

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continuing from part 3, in this section –  part 4 –  the two main forms travese the surface  whilst the other forms are out of camera and are portrayed bt their reflections and shadows on the environment.

DVD: Blu-ray    •    Aspect ratio 16:9     •   HD 1920 x 1086  •  Length 7′ 45″   •    ©2016

To see this movie please use this link: Vimeo link: vimeo.com/170606796

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tentative liasions: part 1 and 2

Thess  two pieces are  part of a continuing series where the forms move within the confines of their specific environment.

Whilst there isn’t a literal narrative, within this animation the forms react to each other with meticulous care as in choreography.

DVD: Blu-ray    •    Aspect ratio 16:9     •   HD 1920 x 1086  •  Length 7′ 09″   •    ©2015

To see this movie please use this link:     vimeo.com/144394938

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elysian fields

This movie AKA ‘not for nimby’s’ uses the decorative posabilities of wind farms albeit in a fanfastical formation.

I don’t think it will convert too many people unfortunately.

It should ideally be viewed as a continual loop.

To see this movie please use this link:


DVD: Blu-ray    •    Aspect ratio 16:9   •  HD 1920 x 1080    •   Length 7′ 09″    •    © 2015



Superposition is my second collaberation with the composer Paul Obermayer. This is the first time, however, I have made images to a completed sound-piece.

For all my previous animations which included working with composers, they have added the sound elements to my images retrospectively – for which I am always grateful.

This time I felt I could make a contribution to Paul’s piece which would both combine and possibly enhance our individual aesthetic approaches.

To view the whole movie please use its own link:  vimeo.com/84218135


DVD: Blu-ray    •    Aspect ratio 16:9     •    HD 1920 x 1080   •   Length 5′ 27″   •    ©2012

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as with the majority of my digital movies ‘togettarget’ is an abstract study containing virtual forms moving formally in a precise relationship to each other as in a choriographed dance sequence.
Their appearance has evolved from a long relationship to making material forms of a similar nature in my pre-digital days as an artist.
Whilst they do not have an obvious narrative it is almost impossible for an viewer to not make up their own scenario.
The sound consists of layered tones which slowly undulate sympathetically with the activity of the images.

Images and sounds: Andrew Greaves

The whole movie can now be viewed at: https://vimeo.com/90781461

DVD: Blu-ray    •    Aspect ratio 16:9     •    HD 1280 x720  •   Length 4′ 40″   •    ©2013




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flotsom and jetsom

flotsom and jetsom is a short piece composed of  images which have have existed at the back of  my concsiousnes for the last few years and have now materialised here.

To view the movie please use this direct link:       vimeo.com/89535545

DVD: Blu-ray    •    Aspect ratio 16:9     •    HD 1280 x 720   •   Length 3′ 34″   •    ©2013