Italy. 2018, GIF 36 Frames, Black & White, Silent, 70mm [IMAX – 15 perf.]
Plate 40, 1879. Eadweard Muybridge
It has always been understood that the secret of movement seeks in the decomposition of time. Aristotle was convinced that the horse in his gallop never rises completely from the ground.
Only in the 1870s, Eadweard Muybridge, using a series of photographic devices operated by cables, observed the famous horse Phryne L. to reach, through the dissection of time, to understand its mystery: in an instant it is suspended in the air.
The work is made to be seen in projection and also to be contemplated as a whole within a LightBox / Plexiglass.