Kung fu particles

Posted to Data Art  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

Using motion capture methods, Tobias Gremmler collected movement data for two kung fu masters. Then he visualized the results with various interpretations, such as particles, fabric, and scaffolding. Pretty:

[via Colossal]

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