After getting used to the Traveling Coin I decided to try a new version, that would teleport coins from one hand to the other (would be nice to tell a story about wormholes). It still needs more practice! 🙂
Here’s my magic trick in progress. In true week-one fashion, I made a couple mistakes in the performance.
My entire idea is not completely fleshed out yet, but the gist of it is that I am trying to tell a story of the intersection of math and magic. How people who are bad at math think it’s all magic, and how magicians use math to deceive their audience. In it, I want to have cards do some math for us. So far, I have the numbers 26 appear, the age Newton was when he invented calculus… as well as the Fibonacci sequence appear.
The current way I’m revealing the fibonacci sequence takes a ridiculous amount of cards… which leaves very little room for fake-shuffling, so I’ll probably have to figure out a better way to reveal them.
William Kalush is a lifelong student of sleight of hand, magic and its histories. He is the founder and Executive Director of Conjuring Arts Research Center in New York City, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of magic and its allied arts.
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Adding movement to static images through projection mapping. Wicked and magical research from Hiroo Unoura