ARTS & CULTURE
10/16/2013 08:20 am ET

Hypnotic Video Recreates Flowing Memories With 2,000 Stop Motion Shapes

We've all had the pained feeling of trying to relive a memory that keeps slipping away, but never before has that obnoxious experience looked so gorgeous.

A new music video from Japanese musician Shugo Tokumaru has turned the feeling of rebuilding fading memories into a psychedelic flow of sharp-edged shapes and popping neon hues. Using approximately 2,000 silhouettes and a computer-controlled cutter, Tokumaru crafts the perfect video for a song titled "Katachi," which translates to "shape." The result is a reverse-domino effect that gives the sensation of not walking, but floating in an inner tube down memory lane.

See the making of the video, which is just as trippy -- maybe even trippier -- below.

Making of "Katachi" from K/A on Vimeo.

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