Tuesday, September 2, 2008

"o brave new world" RECYCLED IMAGES AT UC BOULDER!!




WEEK ONE: THAUMATROPES &PHENAKISTASCOPES

(pictured at left is Anne's magical dragon phenakistoscope)



Greetings from Boulder Colorado, it's a brand new semester and this is the very first post!
All the filmmakers are getting down and dirty with their investigation and construction of various pre-cinematic devices . Stay tuned for lots more film projects and posts from this talented crew.

Here's a start:
Matthew 's color-blending thaumotrope:
video

Sam's thinking about bears:
video

& Kevin's thinking about psychedelic birds, but in phenakistoscope format (apologies for my poor shooting here--I'll do better next time):

video

oh! for more inspiration (and better phenakistoscope movies) see this page by Kevin T Allen
http://www.phonoscopy.com/recycled.html

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