In 1977, Charles and Ray Eames released Powers of Ten, a pair of films that visualize the vastness of the universe based on orders of magnitude. The camera zooms out from a picnic on planet Earth into infinite space until the whole universe is in view, and then back down again to burrow into a single atom.
Now, these famous films have inspired “Colores (Para Lole Pt. 2),” the latest music video by Storms, a Barcelona-based electronic music duo. Using rocks, paper, clay, plates, fabric, oils, soap, water, pompoms, and marbles, directors Martin Allais and Martin Lorenz sought to illustrate the song’s chorus, “Todo es de colores,” (“Everything is made of colors”), using the same orders of magnitude in Eames’s Powers of Ten….
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