Aluminum People

In the beginning, we created the wax paper and the foil; and the wax and the foil were without form and void; and darkness was on the face of the aluminum; and the Spirit of Glad said, "Let there be life!" and there was life. Behold! It is good!

Mobius Film Strip

Brian used to show short film clips that lasted one to two minutes – these were ususally mundane activities related to family hygiene, technical procedures and such. Many artists have used the effect. Brian took it one step further – his loop was converted to a mobius strip, which caused the film to flip each time, so there was a right and left handed version – which really gave the effect a little kick. Brian probably also knew this as a chiral effect. Look it up!

The image below from XKCD perfectly illustrates what Brian did:

Mobius Strip


Single Post Navigation

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: