Stellar, a project by New York photographer Ignacio Torres is an interesting take on the animated gif cinemagraphs we’ve been seeing lately. Instead of just one part of the image moving, the whole image moves just enough to create the idea of three-dimensional space.
Here are some of Ignacios thoughts about the project:
This project began from the theory that humans are made of cosmic matter as a result of a stars death. I created imagery that showcased this cosmic birth through the use of dust and reflective confetti to create galaxies. The models organic bodily expressions as they are frozen in time between the particles suggest their celestial creation. In addition, space and time is heightened by the use of three-dimensional animated gifs. Their movement serves as a visual metaphor to the spatial link we share with stars as well as their separateness through time.
All Images © 2012 Ignacio Torres. <—- Be sure to check out his other great work as well.
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