More than two decades ago Noah Kalina started taking a daily self-portrait, a ritual practice that was used in. culminates a couple of time lapse Compilation of the images as part of his Every day Project. Its most recent manifestation This ongoing series brings together photos from the past 7,777 days in an impressive two-minute compilation that vividly shows how he ages over the 21 years.
A cooperation with Sound designer Paul O’Mara and programmer Michael Notter, the time-lapse uses five of Kalina’s facial features – eyes, nose and corners of the mouth – that Notter aligned in all the photos to ensure smooth transitions from one to the next. Not all 7,777 portraits make it into the final video, however, as they chose to use an average of 60 faces in each picture, meaning Kalina ages two months every second.
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