the imperceptible movie

Nichola Feldman-Kiss

2002, 28:00 minutes, colour, Silent

TAPECODE 1037.00

the imperceptible movie (from the mean body database) shows a still body rotating 360º in a 28 minute loop. The near imperceptible movement creates a video still that refreshes itself every second. The static body is in perpetual transition. It is only when the viewer looks away, then returns to the image, that time reveals new detail and contour.

artistic concept, performer, photographer, editor: nichola feldman-kiss
video animation of 1440 digital screen captures of one 3D whole body laser scan

silent / QT video loop 28:00
display: vertical wall-mounted 17” LCD monitor / DVD player, framed (provided by artist)

3D scanning: Cyberware, Monteray, CA; 3D file handling and screen capture algorithm: the National Research Council of Canada, Institute for Information Technology, Ottawa

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