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Zomotion

Zomotion zoetropes are light-based animated sculptures. Sequences of individual models rotate above head-height to create live 3D animations for the viewer. The  models are mounted on individual spokes, rotating from the top of a three metre high central pole.

 

Unlike other 3D zoetropes, the Zomotions light source moves independently and illuminates only one model at a time, in precision-controlled bursts, to create an almost holographic, travelling animation in real 3D space – a moving sculpture before your eyes. Looking up to see flying dragons, swimming whales and other creatures in flight against the real night sky is a somewhat mesmerising experience, and is occasionally even complemented by curious bats.

 


By: Karl Wilby

Location: Storey Gardens

 

https:/www.zomotion.co.uk