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Fluid Fantasy Brings The Galaxy In Your Sink

Davide GombaSeptember 6th, 2011


[Kim Pimmel] – which you may remember from the LightDrive Project – made a nice animation made out on bubbles & ferrofluid liquid.

I combined everyday soap bubbles with exotic ferrofluid liquid to create an eerie tale, using macro lenses and time lapse techniques. Black ferrofluid and dye race through bubble structures, drawn through by the invisible forces of capillary action and magnetism.

Time-lapse sequences: Nikon D90, Nikkor 60mm macro lens and custom built intervalometer. 
Motion-control: Arduino driven scanner platform and mirror rigs
Score: Ableton Live

via [WiredUK] source [Vimeo]

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