I so love this piece – so beautiful! — I developed a similar method to create my static-structure series back in 1998-99. m.
euphrates — a japanese collaborative of artists, researchers, and designers led by masahiko sato at keio university — has created an experimental short film that mesmerizingly follows the movement of a ballerina using a rotoscope animation method. the technique is ordinarily applied to trace motion picture footage, frame by frame. masahiko sato + euphrates’ interpretation builds on the approach to accurately shadow the step-by-step motion of the ballerina as she dances across the room.