Beautiful Flip-Books Made From Recycled Bike Parts by Artist Juan Fontanive



These flip-books by artist Juan Fontanive are incredible, I’ve never seen an animation feel this alive before. Fontanive builds the mechanisms by recycling old parts from bicycles and clocks, and hand draws, paints, and screen prints images onto paper.

Watch the videos below, the sounds that the machines make are a beautiful compliment to the movement of the animations. These are maybe my favourite works I’ve ever posted.

Ornithology E. from Juan Fontanive on Vimeo.

Vivarium from Juan Fontanive on Vimeo.

Ornithology S. from Juan Fontanive on Vimeo.

Violetear from Juan Fontanive on Vimeo.

Colibri from Juan Fontanive on Vimeo.

Ornithology, 2013 flip book machine from Juan Fontanive on Vimeo.


Juan Fontanive’s Website

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