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It’s Still Moving

Before film could become an art medium, ‘motion pictures’ had to be invented and the conventions of ‘cinema’ set-out

animated geometrics on a Phenakistiscope Disc (c.1840) [view license]

The appetite for film grew from the Victorian craze for stereograms and the ensuing pier-end Mutoscopes that used the ‘flip-book’ method to create moving pictures, often revealing ‘what the butler saw’. Cinema started out as the stuff of…

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Remy Dean

Remy Dean

Author, Artist, Creative Consultant in Education. ‘This, That, and The Other’ fantasy novels published by The Red Sparrow Press. https://remydean.blogspot.com