STOP MOTION 7/12-7/23

This two-week workshop will be an odyssey through light, time and image. On our first day, we'll turn the Studio into a giant camera, and begin to experiment with high-speed photography and long exposures. We'll go on photography expeditions and uncover the secrets of the city. We'll explore "persistence of vision" - the illusion that makes us perceive motion from a series of still images - by playing with thaumatropes, zoetropes and praxinoscopes. Each day we'll watch and discuss rare and amazing animated short films. By the second week, we'll be under way directing our own stop motion masterpieces.

For a gallery of student work, please click here.

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