Declan McKenna is an experimental animator based in Portland. He currently works at LAIKA as a Facial Librarian / Replacement Animation Tester.
He recently graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art. His art focuses on materiality, queer identity, and the deconstruction of linear understandings of self.
His work has been shown across the U.S., as well as in Japan, Germany, India, Canada, Colombia, and the Czech Republic, with future screenings planned.
He has spoken at animation conferences based in New York City, the United Kingdom, and Baltimore, Maryland.