Body cinema: Eadweard Muybridge – vintage body mapping

February 1, 2011

Eadweard Muybridge‘s vision never stops to tickle artists and scientists. No matter of what professions they are: animators, filmmakers, photographers or dancers. Every serious study on movements, motion and locomotions simply starts with his work.

A true master in landscape photography, Muybridge has managed to capture the most trickiest landscape on Earth, and that’s  the body in motion.


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Body cinema: Films by Etienne-Jules Marey – vintage motion capturing

Tonight I’m gonna have a lot of pioneers on Body Pixel… when talking about body, motion and film, no doubt we can not miss one, and that’s Étienne-Jules Marey.

This scientist, chronophotographer and photography developer firstly started to explore human and animal blood circulation, and then switched to pulse, motion, body rhythm, and heart beating at the end of 19th century. His films are both, science and art of full caliber, now having a wonderful patina and vintage layer.


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Body cinema: The Human Animal by Desmond Morris

February 3, 2010

Documentary series The Human Animal by ethnologist and zoologist Desmond Morris have always been magnet for wider audience. Made during the 1990’s his series (same as his books) about human body and the cultural differences are great resources which from time to time I like to watch again.

desmond_morris.jpgPhoto above by Steve Pyke (c), photo bellow taken from

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Does interactive bear means a friendly bear?! Well…

April 15, 2009

OK, I’m back after short hiatus with my posts. This time I will blog about Swedish/Croatian project ‘Big Five – Concept and Prototypes of Interactive Installations for an Educational Centre‘.

This is a result of Marilyn Lennon and Ivica Mitrovic‘s collaborative project, they both led an international workshop at International Summer School gathered around theme ‘People-centred interaction design in the Convivio tradition’. The school took place in educational centre ‘Big Five’ in the city of Bollnas (northeast of Sweden) in 2007.

bear1.jpgPhoto taken from blog.advancia

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