Overlapping Videos Build a Rube Goldberg-esque Impossible Machine #ArtTuesday
Rube Goldberg’s cartoons of machines that performed simple tasks with wildly contrived machines were never intended to be made in the real world. Like M.C. Escher’s architecture, Goldberg’s devices would be impossible to create. Donato Sansone has taken the Rube Goldberg Device back to its roots as an impossible thing, but for Sansone, it’s all about the video. Here’s more from COLOSSAL
Beginning with a man blowing his lips, an impressive compilation by Donato Sansone merges short clips of car crashes, fiery explosions, and punches thrown during a boxing match into a believable series of consequences. Ranging from nature to sports to destructive events, each seconds-long bit appears to lead right into the next in “Concatenation“—seemingly, a rocket launches straight into a pool ball that then causes a diver to jump into the water. A bullet impales a board, prompting two fiery masses in another section.
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