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Revisiting Juan Fontanive's mechanical, looping flipbooks: Vivarium. From the artist’s bio: 

Juan Fontanive makes films without using light. Often recycling the mechanical parts of found clocks and pushbikes as the portable containers of his ‘animations’. His interest lies in the beauty of sequential and repetitive movement… Pages fall in neat layers in the manner of a paper fountain, somewhere between film and sculpture - there is no ‘screen’ as such.

We’ve enjoyed Fontanive’s kinetic sculptures before… remember these?

Also in the archives: videos with more birds, more butterflies, more kinetic sculptures, and more flip books, one of our favorite DIY activities. Make your own!

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Using nothing but LEGO components, the team at Brickride builds supercool rollercoasters. The one above: Incredible 100% LEGO Roller Coaster with Corkscrew. Watch a time-lapse of how they put it together.

In the archives, more LEGO and other awesome toy builds: LEGO Great Ball Contraption, DIY paper rollercoasters, amazing marble machinesK’nex Clockwork, and what you can do with a lot of toothpicks.

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Bending on almost-invisible hinges, Ghostcube is a system of wooden cubes that can create different structures depending on how they’re twisted and rearranged. They’re made by Stockholm-based artist Erik Åberg.

If you’ve seen Brusspup’s Amazing Moving Cube tutorial, then you’ll have an idea about how Ghostcube may have been constructed, and how you can DIY something similar. Get started!

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Swiss painter, sculptor, and photographer Markus Raetz creates lyrical art that explores illusion and perception. In the piece above, rotating leaves of cut metal reveal a “turning” head in the illuminated space between them. In Yes/No, below, your point of view changes the response given:

You can see more videos of Raetz’s work, including a 10m documentary, at Visual News.

In the archives: optical illusionskinetic sculptures, and perception.

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