06/14/2013 10:47 am ET Updated Aug 14, 2013

Erin Cosgrove on the ImageBlog

What Manner of Person Art Thou?, video still from animation, (65-min video)
Elijah Yoder and Enoch Troyer are the only survivors of a deadly epidemic that struck two small, adjacent colonies somewhere in the Northwestern United States. Because the completely isolated colonies' manner of living hadn't changed much since the 17th century, they fail to adapt to the confounding ways of the early 21st century. Within this black comedy structure, Yoder and Troyer are allegorical figures that represent the corruptibility of faith.