Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculptures

3dprintersculpturesLet’s see what you can else you can do with 3D printers?  Why not make a work of art, a Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculpture?  And that’s what inventor/designer/artist John Edmark has done.  But first let’s define two words:  Fibonacci and Zoetrope.

Fibonacci numbers – the unending sequence 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34,where each term is defined as the sum of its two predecessors.” Dictionary.com

Zoetrope – a device for giving an illusion of motion, consisting of a slitted drum that, when whirled, shows a succession of images placed opposite the slits within the drum as one moving image.” Dictionary.com

Okay, so now all the definitions are cleared up.  John designed these 3D sculptures to be in motion when under a strobe light.  And of course, this guy teaches at Stanford University.  For more tech details and how the 3D sculptures were made, click on this link:  Details of Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculptures.

For more videos, check out:  VIMEO – John Edmark.

 

 

John Edmark is an inventor/designer/artist. He teaches design at Stanford University.

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