New Media Art Pioneers

Written by Durk Kooistra on Wednesday the 25th of July, 2007
The first device made to visually entertain people is most likelythe zoopraxiscope, this early device for displaying motion pictures was created by photographic pioneer Eadweard Muybridgein 1879, it may be considered the first movie projector. The zoopraxiscope projected images from rotating glass disks in rapid succession to give the impression of motion.

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