zoetropes

This Spinning Illusion Is Obviously Some Sort Of Light Magic

This Spinning Illusion Is Obviously Some Sort Of Light Magic

Video: I don’t know how these tiny dancers got trapped inside this spinning zoetrope but it’s the only explanation I can come up with for this incredible light animation. Their movements are so smooth, and the shining light captures the grace of their dance so well that I’m sure some…

This Dizzying Zoetrope Turns A Spinning Flatscreen Into A 3D Light Show

This Dizzying Zoetrope Turns A Spinning Flatscreen Into A 3D Light Show

Zoetropes are nearly as old as civilisation — the first one was invented in 180 AD — but this is an entirely new spin (so to speak) on the same basic concept. This flatscreen monitor spins at such high speeds that our eyeballs are tricked into perceiving the two-dimensional animations…