Was invented by Eadweard Muybridge, who was an English-born photographer, known primarily for his early use of multiple cameras to capture motion, and of course, the zoopraxiscope.
This is an experiment that takes his theory and tries to apply in an inverted way, instead of moving images, the reader is in movement.
It may look like this.
Step 1: Precautions and materials
Well, back in the proyect... Its important to have permition to draw in someones street ot wall. If this is imposible, you may consider use a ereaseble material, or print the pictures instead.
When you try to do this, please ask someone to drive you. So you can see the zoopraxiscope without crashing.
You will need:
1. A serie of photos.
2. A street or wall where you can freely move a long.
3. Paper, scissors.
4. Paint (washable)
5. Tape or glue.
6. A car or a moving device such a bike or a trolley.
7. A friend who drives you.
8. A toilet paper tube (to use like a viewfinder).
Step 2: Find a safe road
And of course to have the permition to do it.
Step 3: Print
You can download it here:
These are the ones Eadweard Muybridge used, but you can make your own secuence, and even use words.
Now, the size: you can use the a letter size paper.
How many pictures? at least 3 sets.
Step 4: Paste or paint
Or you can simply paste them.
Keep the pics in order.
Don't be a vandal.