June 1, 2013

The Escherian Stairwell

Posted by gerardvanderleun at June 1, 2013 9:43 AM
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I saw my first Escher print ("Day And Night") in one of my third-grade textbooks sixty years ago and I've been a fan ever since. This is a worthy illusion of bending space ... thanks for posting it.

Posted by: Clayton in Mississippi at June 1, 2013 11:49 AM

Pretty funny and well executed.

Posted by: Daran at June 1, 2013 1:08 PM

Spoiler alert!

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1123493397/the-stairwell-project-building-a-modern-myth

Posted by: djaces at June 1, 2013 3:00 PM

For those interested in how the illusions were pulled off, the RIT film uses (though not exclusively) vertical split screen, as clearly explained here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzfdpY29nAs

Posted by: Aiman at June 28, 2013 8:47 PM