ROTATING STILL LIFE

A rotating motor is mounted under the still life table, while the camera and the motor are controlled in unison to produce a roll-out image of the central object.

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The unit of direction is not the line, as in Albertian or perspectival painting, but the arc, since bodily movements always curve. And the unit of interval is less linear measure than relative degrees of rotation: gesture is always a matter of turning.

Bryson, Norman. Looking at the Overlooked: Four Essays on Still Life Painting (Essays in Art & Culture) (Kindle Locations 1090-1091). Reaktion Books. Kindle Edition.