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Leslie, Esther: "Loops and joins. Muybridge and the optics of animation." In: Early Popular Visual Culture 11.1 (2013), S. 28–40. 
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Resource type: Journal Article
Languages: englisch
Peer reviewed
DOI: 10.1080/17460654.2012.756645
BibTeX citation key: Leslie2013
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Categories: General
Keywords: Animation, Film, Photographie, Randformen des Comics, Sequenzialität, Visuelle Kultur
Creators: Leslie
Collection: Early Popular Visual Culture
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Abstract
Film is rightly understood to be an art of movement, but stasis plays a role too, from the first films which cranked into seeming life out of stillness to the mechanisms of contemporary animation, which is pervasive in cinema today. This article explores the relationship of stillness and movement in early cinema and pre-cinematic optical technologies, which demand a flick of the wrist to produce movement out of stasis. Muybridge’s sequential photographs found their way into some of these early and later technologies and provided the basis for such demonstration of the emergence of movement out of stillness. If mobility and stillness are concentrated oppositions in Muybridge’s work, so too are the related themes of animation and inanimateness, a partnering that relates less to the analytical dissection of life and more to the evocation of a spirited magic.
  
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