MRI fruit and vegetable animation by andy ellison
MRI fruit and vegetable animation by andy ellison MRI fruit and vegetable animation by andy ellison
oct 05, 2012
MRI fruit and vegetable animation by andy ellison



animated GIF of a broccoli MRI scan by andy ellison

for the last few years boston-based technologist andy ellison has been putting fruits and vegetables
through a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine – and then stitching together the resulting
images to create moving GIFs. the animations move fluidly through the volume of the food stuffs,
presenting a whimsical deconstruction of each edible subject. ellison investigates the likes of corn,
starfruit and tomato – the project beginning merely as a method to warm up and calibrate the scanner
prior to his regular work day.


animated GIF of a tomato scan


animated GIF of a starfruit


animated GIF of a broccoli scan


moving image of a cucumber scan


animated scan of a cactus


MRI scan of three lily buds side by side


MRI scan of corn

via colossal and salon

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