Year: 2010

If I Could Do One Evil Thing…

Dancing in the street It is an interesting question. Immunity from consequences does not mean that people are unable to suffer, so I would not cause harm to anyone any more than I would in a world with consequences. On the other hand, as the poet said – 'If I can't dance, it's not my party.' so I would probably dance in the street a bit more.

Drumming Fingers and Eadweard Muybridge

An addendum to an article in Theonlinephotographer pointed to a 2001 article by Mitchell Leslie in Standford Magazine. This in turn pointed to a July 2010 update that referred to an exhibition of Muybridge’s work that was to be at Tate Britain from September 8 – January 16, 2011. The Tate Britain site said “Create Your Own Muybridgized Images” and pointed to an iPhone app. The trail from TheOnlinePhotographer to the iPhone App interested me and I had scribbled it down. So the first stop-motion set I created with the Muybridgizer is this one of my fingers drumming on the sheet of paper. The sheet of paper shows the breadcrumb trail of how I came to be there drumming my fingers. It’s a pity that the sequence cannot be show as a video. Still – it looks good on the iPhone. You just take the sequence (it’s all pre-set) and when it is saved, you just sweep your fingers across the screen and the images flicker past. This sequence can also be seen in the …