Crystal Image
Created Tuesday, September 23, 2008 | Added Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

For this project, we were supposed to make a video that created a crystal image.  In the video, this man (one of my roommates at the time) is using Maya on the laptop.  The idea was that he was modeling himself and his immediate environment in Maya.  But also, the recreation of himself that he was modeling was modeling a recreation of him himself that was also modeling a recreation of himself and so on and so forth.

Having recently watched Escape from the Planet of the Apes, I feel the need to point out a similar scene in the movie in which Dr. Otto Hasslein explains infinite regression: