Increasingly sophisticated virtual reality can reward almost every sense, creating a fiction that the brain believes is authentic. Stevyn Colgan explores the addictive possibilities of this sensory immersion, from calorie-free eating to victimless crimes.
A documentary film set entirely in a cable-car line in Nepal that allows us to just sit and observe and listen.
(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
Deaf from birth, Kim turned to using sound as a medium during an artist residency in Berlin in 2008, and has since developed a practice of lo-fi experimentation that aims to re-appropriate sound by translating it into movement and vision. “It’s a lot more interesting to explore a medium that I don’t have direct access to and yet has the most direct connection to society at large,”
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.
From “To See and Not See”