John Whitney’s “CATALOGUE” from 1961


There has been a lot of research going on over at the World HQ – lots of video research, moving picture content, and just general shifting image stuff.  The project will be monstrously enormous, to make up a modifier, but it’s all in good fun.

You have to see this – the video below is John Whitney‘s video, called “Catalogue,” from 1961.  Whitney was an animator who is considered by many to be the Father of Modern Computer Graphics.

Here’s another one, called Arabesque (from 1975):

Imagine something like this projected over a whole city…

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  1. These are really beautiful, Jim, and so far ahead of their time. The Ornette Coleman soundtrack to the first one is pretty friggin’ awesome, too.

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