This was a student research project I led at Rutgers. Under the guidance of my professor and with a great team of fellow animators, we won the Deans Undergraduate Research Award for 2013. Read the Rutgers news article here http://news.camden.rutgers.edu/2013/04/students-create-3-d-exhibit-as-a-metaphor-for-u-s-china-relations/
Below are two static examples of the models used. One was for the American President, Harry S Truman, and the second was for China’s Nationalist Leader, Chiang Kai Shek (Jiang Jieshi). The two characters represented Sino-American relations immediately after WW2.