Most big cities in the world grow over time; a few notable exceptions have sprouted pretty much out of nowhere. But for every Washington D.C, there are also vacant lots in the middle of the desert, waiting for residents who never came.
All hail the hypno-box! This psychedelic short film by Calvin Frederick of CalArts surprisingly uses zero CGI or other special effects. He instead relies on a Canon 5D mounted in a motion-control rig, a programmable LED board, and mirroring to create this kaleidoscopic mania.