Chronotopic Anamorphosis from Marginalia Project on Vimeo.
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This video shows the test of a software developed as a programming exercise.
The image is digitally manipulated by fragmenting it into horizontal lines and then combining lines from different frames in the display. The result is a distorsion of the figures caused by their motion in time, or, as Brazilian researcher Arlindo Machado calls it: chronotopic anamorphosis.
The effect was completely based on Zbigniew Rybczynski's "The Fourth Dimension", but transposed to Processing programming environment and performed in real-time.
The software still has some memory issues, specially when the image rendering is combined with video recording, as it can be seen in this video.
This experiment was made within the context of Marginalia Project. More information about it, as well as the source code of this software [soon], can be found at marginalia-project.blogspot.com.