Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Why, Karolina Sobecka, that's who, Mr. Blake.

Tyger! Tyger! burning bright
In the forests of the night,
What immortal hand or eye
Could frame thy fearful symmetry?

-The Tyger
William Blake

This amazing digital tiger ran around San Jose recently. It was made by one Karolina Sobecka, and there are beautiful videos of the piece on her site. The woman's a genius.

My friend Wes Kim pointed me to the tiger, and he's a genius too: check out his movie Vision Test. It's based on the results of a survey done by the Committee of 100, and has won several awards in film festivals, as has another great film he made called Profiles in Science, which features Wes himself demonstrating Chungian Motion. I personally would like to see Chungian Motion sliding all over the buildings in San Jose, but I think we're lucky that William Blake never heard of it.

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