Tag Archives: kaleidoscope

Solaria by Solaris (dir: Elijah Parker)

26 Nov
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Lapis – James Whitney (1966)

2 Nov

James Whitney’s Lapis (1966) is a classic work in his field, a 10-minute animation that took three years to create using primitive computer equipment.

In this piece smaller circles oscillate in and out in an array of colors resembling a kaleidoscope while being accompanied with Indian sitar music. The patterns become hypnotic and trance inducing. This work clearly correlates the auditory and the visual and is a wonderful example of the concept of synaesthesia.

In this piece smaller circles oscillate in and out in an array of colors resembling a kaleidoscope while being accompanied with Indian sitar music. The patterns become hypnotic and trance inducing. This work clearly correlates the auditory and the visual and is a wonderful example of the concept of synaesthesia.

Interactive Kaleidoscope

31 Oct

http://inoyan.narod.ru/kaleidoskop.swf

This is a visualization of a kaleidoscope, as you might have already guessed. This one also reacts to cursor movements, providing non-stop psychedelic visuals. What I like to do with it is to stare into it’s middle until the hypnotizing swirling movement fills my whole field of view. Then it looks like I’m floating inside…

Kaleidoscope-Colours

16 May

So many colors in this one, it makes you feel like you’re really out there. Mexican psych-rock from 1968 with some beautiful kaleidoscopic visions.

(Link: Shakti. Thanks!)

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