Experiment 01: The Face that Follows and the Camera that Watches

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Experiment 01: The Face that Follows and the Camera that Watches
Want to freak out your friends? Create a life-size, nearly realistic head that appears to follow you as you move around the room. All you have to do is take a picture of your face, print it out at life-size, cut it and fold it just the right way, and you can create an optical illusion that appears to turn to watch you no matter where you are in the room. You can also make a surprisingly effective paper “security camera” that seems to follow your every move.

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The classic spinning dancer illusion - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spinning_dancer
The equally classic Rubin Vase - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rubin_vase

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