zoetrope

7.13.17

LEGO Stormtroopers Spin to Life Inside an Analog Animation Machine

Polish artist and Lego enthusiast Paul Kmiec proves you can build just about anything with those tiny bricks.

3.18.17

Victorian-Era Photography Captures Acrobatic Bodies in Motion

Using 19th century proto-motion picture technology, Italian artist Manuel Cafini captures the beautiful abstraction of bodies moving in space.

3.14.17

Make an Edible Pie Zoetrope for Pi Day

Your blizzard-bound 3.14 is about to get tasty and dizzy at the same time.

3.10.17

Animator Who Apparently Takes His Job Really Seriously Gets Zoetrope Tattoo

Watch a fake silent film icon comes to life on human flesh—and you can too!

7.1.16

3D-Printed Zoetropes Use Light to Bring Figures to Life

Japanese media artist Akinori Goto's translucent sculptures propel an early animation tool into the future.

3.27.16

Easter Eggs Are Design Canvases for These Zoetrope Animations

Let’s focus on what Easter’s really about: eggs.

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12.21.15

Watch a Stunning 7-Minute Short Film Made Entirely with Zoetropes

Ray McCarthy Bergeron 3D printed a fleet of animated sculptures for experimental short 're÷belief.'

12.2.15

This Zoetrope Cake Is Explosive

The sweetest analog animation you'll see today.

10.28.15

This Pumpkin Zoetrope Is the Jack o' Lantern King

The "pumpkintrope" is the perfect fusion of animation and gourd-carving.

10.5.15

A Chocolate Cake Becomes a Devilishly Delicious Zoetrope

Food artist Alexandre Dubosc creates a multi-level animation on the side of a chocolate layer cake.

7.21.15

[Exclusive] SBTRKT Teams Up with an Animator for a Massive Moving Sculpture

Here's how the SBTRKT's mascot was born.

7.15.15

Embroidered Animation Machine Brings Sewing to Motion

Elliot Schultz's "Embroidered Zoetrope" turns turntables into fabric animations.

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