ART :: Reality in slices - 3 different slit-scan artists.

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A camera that takes a very thin photograph - and then another - and then places those photos next to each other. So you are looking at the same place just later in time. So seeing lots of time piled on top of itself. However you talk about it is hard to get your head around but it makes for beautiful work.

Here are three artists working with slit-scan across video, photography and code.

Jay Mark Johnson
Makes classic slit camera photographs. http://goo.gl/MqYhk

Daniel Crooks makes insanely beautiful videos:
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sCip5vBIYMo?wmode=transparent]
http://danielcrooks.com/

to slitscan iphone apps:
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSesvu_uqLo?wmode=transparent]

Best Comment: "So THAT'S what the world would look like´╗┐ if c was 70 mph..."

There is a very thorough and excellent overview of the form here by Golan Levin: http://www.flong.com/texts/lists/slit_scan/