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Mixing pottery with zoetropes sounds like just our thing: Experimental animation meets pottery is a short film by Jim Le Fevre, Mike Paterson, and RAMP ceramics' Roop and Alice Johnstone, commissioned by the Crafts Council. How does it work?
The film is based upon the principles of the Zoetrope - the difference being that instead of the slits that one would have in the drum around the side of the Zoetrope, it uses the shutter speed of the camera instead.
Jim used 19 ‘frames’ on the pot – a good balance of space per frame (about 4 cm at the outside of the bowl) and amount of animation (0.7 of a second per loop).
To get it up to speed it was simply pressing the floor lever gently until it was perfect in-frame for the camera (essentially it would be 78rpm and so therefore would work on a traditional 78 deck).
via It’s Nice That.
This is Durian, the world’s smelliest fruit, as introduced by The New York Times.
In the archives: more videos with fruit.
Travel back to 1965 in Run, Run, a short autumn-filled film by Jim Henson in which his daughters Lisa and Cheryl run freely through the woods near their home in Greenwich, Connecticut.
via Mental Floss.