February 8, 2003

interactive collages

The Archaeological Collage Interactive lets a viewer see historical images in a new way. Gregory Cosmo Haun scanned antique photos of a cityscape and then figured out where to stand to take the same photo in the present. He combined them in collages which you can alter on line, adding more of the past or more of the present. You can control how much of each view you see at any moment. It's hypnotic. In one of my favorites (Fremont Bridge) ghostly ships appear and disappear as you move the control bar...

Posted by EGP at February 8, 2003 7:39 PM