This moving sculpture takes its audience on a circular journey through a silhouette world using a hand-powered internal gear system.

Users experience a circular journey but turning the gear on the side of the mutoscope. While this isn’t how an actual mutoscope works, it seemed more appropriate a name than nickelodeon.

Below, see how this thing works and how it was built:

Brainstorming, Sketches, reference images, design, and building process of a hand-powered kinetic sculpture.