Let This “She-Ra” Cartoon Kaleidoscope Subsume Your Very Being

You guys remember She-Ra, protagonist of “She-Ra: Princess of Power,” ’80s cartoon character, and sister of He-Man, right? Right? Well, you should, because it’ll give you more context for the engrossing, kaleidoscopic mandala GIF above, featuring She-Ra’s trusty unicorn steed, Swift Wind. It’s like a wormhole that leads to your childhood Saturdays.

It comes from digital artist Adrienne Crossman, who exhibited this and similar GIFs based on “Jem and the Holograms” and “The Powerpuff Girls” at Toronto’s Whippersnapper Gallery earlier this year. Crossman’s website features various of her other GIF projects, including glitch art based on classic paintings and mandala GIFs built from ’80s workout videos:

adrienne crossman workout gif

I feel like I’m peering into the dark soul of ’80s femininity. I can’t look away. God, I love the internet.

[Art Fag City]

[Whippersnapper Gallery]

[Adrienne Crossman]

Image via Whippersnapper Gallery

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