Youtube user atomikqbert posted this video of Aaron Copland’s, “Going Up For Seconds,” a wedding cake-shaped zoetrope animation (although, I think this may technically be a zoopraxiscope?).

For this zoetrope, animation is captured using a camera with progressive scan. I wanted to play up the tiered cake shape of the zoetrope, so I made it look like an actual cake

Seems like a pretty good idea for an actual wedding cake, as long as the decorations manage to keep from flying off…

Andrew Salomone

Andrew Salomone

Artist, writer, and teacher who makes work about popular culture, technology, and traditional craft processes.