From Michael Keaton meeting Michael Keaton, meeting Michael Keaton in the film Multiplicity, to our recent post on the surreal photography of Kevin Corrado, we’re getting used to seeing people repeated in film. It’s often as simple as cut and paste, so when New Yorkers were recently confronted with the “effect” right before their eyes, what looked like something out of a movie became a confusing, mind bending reality.
Improv Everywhere, legends of the flash mob and a staple surprise attraction of New York City, recently outdid themselves by filling a small city park with eight sets of identical quadruplets. The sets where stylishly dressed alike and sent out to interact with unsuspecting passerby, giving witnesses plenty of reason for some unbelieving double-takes. [Read more…]