Looped
steel zoetrope with machine knit animationtrip | 19" diameter, 10" tall | 2008-09

 

A zoetrope showing the motion of two hands knitting.  The inner strip of animated drawings is made of cloth constructed on a computerized knitting machine where each pixel becomes a stitch. When spun and viewed through the slits, viewers see the circular movement of hands looping knit stitches. Viewers encouraged to spin.