FRANCESCO ROSSO alias SHERBERTH / RED
(b.1987) Visual artist working with animation, backgrounds, character design, illustration, photography and video-poetry
Francesco Rosso (born 1987) is an animation artist, whose practice involves experimental techniques by combining different mediums from gouache and oil painting, self-developed photographs to digital processing. Aside from making animations, he illustrates poems and musical releases.In his work, he focuses on everyday life and the fleeting moments which manifest itself as sacred. Also, Francesco has interest in reflecting on environmental changes, exploring the places where man-made overlaps with nature and vice-versa. Francesco Rosso is a member of the Estonian Artists Union and the Estonian Animation Union (both since 2021). He has been awarded for animation “Destined to be Dead” with 1st place at Etherea Art Prize (2022), best debut film Fok Nabo Distorio at Primanima (2015), Anifilm and 2ANNAS (2015).