Having been experimenting with acetate and its potential to represent ideas of deception I have come to research into the idea of optical illusions - essentially the eyes lying to the brain. Scanimation is a new technique I have discovered recently that creates amazing screen-like movement on paper. This links to both my themes of deception and technology as many digital technologies use screens which this technique emulates well.
Fascinating 'Illusions' Fool Our Brain The brain is a wonder. Not only does it control all the millions of things happening in our bodies as we go through the thousands of daily movements. In the background, it also interperts all the sensory informa.
When the stripe overlay is slid from side to side over the Kinegram the windmill blades starts to rotate and the sun to radiate! Kinegrams are interactive, static images that magically move as soon as the reader/viewer overlays them with a special film.