Astrophysicist’s Multiple Exposures Reveal Lively Depictions of the World

Reinhold Adscheid is an astrophysicist who wondered what it would be like to see the world from different perspectives at the same time. So, he began taking multiple photographs of the same scenes and stitching them together into one, single image. He calls his process the “chrono-chorotic technique, which gives the possibility to explore the known and, in the same time, unknown world.” The results are these dizzying compositions filled with rich colors and captivating shapes.

By merging various views of one place together, the artist creates a sense of movement across otherwise static images. His world becomes alive with people and places that gradually reveal themselves to the viewer as though part of a magical puzzle. Many of the scenes have a painterly quality to them, appearing as soft blurs of color and form, and viewers are invited to fill in the gaps, creating unique narratives based on the visual clues.

Reinhold Adscheid’s website
via [Ghost in the Machine]

November 29, 2016

Klimt-Inspired Golden Map of Manhattan Celebrates the Bright Lights of New York at Night

Though designer Rafael Esquer has lived in New York City for 20 years, he’s still in awe of its bright lights and buzzing nightlife. As the founder of Alfalfa Studio, a branding and graphic design house based in Lower Manhattan, he creates pieces inspired by his enlightening experiences in the Big Apple. His latest project, a shimmering map entitled Iconic New York Illuminated, captures the magic of Manhattan after dark.

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