Stop & Motion

human friendly stop motion

Stop & Motion is an interactive installation where visitors can easily create their own animations by using their body to control a camera.

Role: Concept → UX → Code
Year: 2010-11

Inspiration: Families standing still in front of a camera

The animation technique: Pixilation

“Pixilation is a stop motion technique where live actors are used as a frame-by-frame subject in an animated film … “


Interaction: Controlling a camera with the motion of your body

Through motion detection the installation detects when there’s no movement in the scene to trigger the camera.

Live recording of the interaction and the final result.

Selected examples

Mumbai, 2011

Chile, 2010