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Gulliver’s Kingdom Abandoned Theme Park

 it was a unique Japanese theme park. But now Gulliver's Kingdom is abandoned.

The Human Spirograph

Tony Orrico — artist, dancer, human spirograph. He creates remarkable large-scale mock-mathematical drawings with a savant's focus and a marathoner's endurance, sometimes drawing for up to four hours continuously, hitting our soft spot for the intersection of art and mathematics with delicious precision. See him in action and marvel: What makes Orrico's art most remarkable is the complete grace and fluidity with which he renders seemingly mechanical drawings, transforming the human body at once into a precision instrument and a delicate paintbrush of the abstract. Watch him work his magic at the National Academy of Sciences in D.C.:

Old Japan in 3D [gifs]