Posts Tagged "perception"

Dr. David Eagleman, Neuroscientist – The UP Experience

(note: sound very briefly cuts out around 10:51) Dr. David Eagleman, neuroscientist, best-selling author, who holds joint appointments in the Departments of Neuroscience and Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine discusses how we perceive time in relation to falling

Jesus Rafael Soto

http://www.mfah.org/a/soto-houston-penetrable/ The Houston Penetrable—the iconic Venezuelan artist’s final, and most ambitious work—is the only one Soto (1923–2005) designed as permanent or…
Teresita Fernandez

Teresita Fernandez

The installations of Teresita Fernandez ask viewers to rethink the way that they engage in a space and the tools…

For we, born with a full complement of senses, and correlating these, one with the other, create a sight world from the start, a world of visual objects and concepts and meanings. When we open our eyes each morning, it is upon a world we have spent a lifetime learning to see. We are not given the world: we make our world through incessant experience categorization, memory, reconnection.

Oliver Sacks
From “To See and Not See”

– Oliver Sacks – On Visual Perception
Spencer Finch

Spencer Finch

American Artist Spencer Finch pursues the most elusive and ineffable of experiences through his work— from the color of a…
Sniffing the Time

Sniffing the Time

Over the course of history, a number of mechanisms have been devised to measure the passage of time. Intricately positioned…

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