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Chemical Reactions Create Beautiful, Psychedelic Music Video

Who knew that science could be this psychedelic? Director Steven McInerney and visual designer Paul Skawinski macro photographed a series of chemical reactions involving acids, oils, dye and more to create the trippy music video for Tim Green’s “Helpless Sun.” The visuals were intended to evoke the surface of the sun.

Says Green to The Creators Project, “The goal here was to create a video concept that stimulates the viewer’s imagination by creating a little world of our own that encourages everyone to imagine their own way of interpreting what they see on the screen.”

Watch it and a making-of below. Read the full story here.