Power of Ten Images

Powers of Ten—a tiny film made by remixing image search results

This flipbook collage recreates part of the Eameses’ iconic 1977 film, Powers of Ten, using only found-imagery combed from the internet.

Photos which I manually pieced-together, photo-by-photo from Google Images search, the U.S. Geological Survey, NASA, and various mapping software were cropped (and in some cases, lightly altered) to reconstruct continuity.

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Created independently during a creative residency awarded by Adobe. Project inspired by Christian Marclay’s The Clock. The online presentation of the flipbook was adapted from the ingenious site for the Conditional Design Workbook. (The closest digital approximation of what manipulating an actual flipbook feels like…and very interesting book.) Thanks to Daniel for his extensive help and Patrick for the Javascript lifeline.

Play as Video
after the Eames film about

THE RELATIVE SIZE
OF THINGS in the
UNIVERSE

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