Charlotte's Development Animated

This paper animation clip by Rob Carter shows the urban growth and development of Charlotte, North Carolina over time.

Created in 2008, this paper animation uses aerial photographs of the city to document the development of buildings and freeways in Charlotte over time.

Metropolis by Rob Carter - Last 3 minutes from Rob Carter on Vimeo.

GOOD lets us know that "[t]he entire film is screening at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City through April 4, 2010."

Full Story: Intermission: Mesmerizing Stop-motion Paper Animation in Rob Carter's Metropolis


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