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Animated chocolate cake zoetropes by Alexandre Dubosc

From food artist Alexandre Dubosc, this is Melting POP, a cake-shaped zoetrope filled with popcorn, chocolate, sound effects, hungry characters, and a bonus reference to Georges Méliès’ Le voyage dans la lune (A Trip to the Moon).

Dubosc has created quite a few food zoetropes, including Mecanime au chocolat (StroBeaux gâteaux) for 2014’s Salon du chocolat in Paris:

Watch more zoetrope videos, including a zoetrope bowl, an embroidered zoetrope, and this classic explainer: Pixar’s Zoetrope and how animation works.

via Colossal.

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