Elliot Schultz embroiders mind-blowing Zoetropes Animations on Turntables
Relying on a periodic series of images and objects, Elliot Schultz creates a filmless animation technique to display the illusion of motion in his turntable phonotropes.
The artist says:
“Inspired by the work of Alexandre Alexeieff and Claire Parker, I aimed to guide my production process indirectly through the limitations afforded by alternative media. Their invention, the pin screen, was used as the sole medium in the production of six short films, and shaped the outcome of their work. In response, I have designed and embroidered animated sequences onto discs, similar to the Phenakistokope, Zoopraxiscope and Stamfer Disc layouts. This repurposing of media introduced strict”