Rotation changes the interpretation
|Some things change completely when turned upside down. In the neighbouring movie you may observe: the beaver (or water rat?) changes to a donkey.|
You can run / pause by clicking the top left button. You can also click on the slider and rotate manually, or use the left-right cursor keys after clicking on the slider handle.
Julian Jusim: “Kopfunter/Kopfüber” (Jusim/Pressler, Hanser-Ver
|On the left is a related, though very different, somewhat disturbing imagination by GyP (with kind permission; more wonderful images on his site).|
In the fairy tale at the left, bistable situations can occur at oblique angles. You can test this using the bottom slider.
Source. I constructed this movie from the picture “a-j-a.gif” which I found “somewhere on the Internet”. Could anyone enlighten me about the original source? [It’s not from the “Invisible Monsters” cover, I had this image before that book came out.]
The painter Rex Whistler created a rather similar design “Cinderella and her fairy godmother”.
|The above picture has been embodied in this very neat coin design (The “Hillary Illinois Quarter”) on the right, which can actually be obtained at Joel’s Coins (for a little more than a quarter ;-)).|