Friday, July 01, 2005

Never-ending fall

Here is an interactive video of a female mannequin (HT BoingBoing) falling endlessly through a bunch of spheres. The image can be caught with your cursor when you left-click-hold the mouse.
Strange at first, then quickly unsettling when you imagine what kind of imagination dreamed it up, and what kind of perverse impulse makes anybody want to play with it longer than a minute or two.

Or five or ten.

Or an hour or more...

Or....

2 comments:

Uri said...

So true, so true!


Why'd they have to make it a woman?

Hoots said...

I wondered about that myself. Probably something to do with prurient urges, jungian archetypes, subliminal messages or some such foolishness.
I don't especially like it. I got bored with it after a time or two. But that stupid video of shirt-folding has had me coming back dozens of times. When I get my verve up I plan to get an actual shirt and try it myself.
Dif'rent strokes, I guess...