Month: March 2007

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electricity for eyes

A short survey of the history of what is known as ‘sensory substitution’: The purest form of vision through electricity is described by…

proud to be a nerd

found this 4d version of tic tac toe after two hours of addiction I was very proud of this result: later I also…

Kepler on the camera eye

The first description of the retinal image, from Johannes Kepler, “Ad Vitellionem paralipomena quibus Astronomiæ pars optica traditvr”, Francofvrti, Apud Claudium Marnium &…

philosophy through the eye

Reading two very different books simultaneously: Philippe Hamou, “La Mutation Du Visible, Essai Sur La Portée Epistémologique Des Instruments d’Optique au XVIIe Siècle,…

first ever programmed motion ?

From “Peri Automatopoietikes” (On the making of Automata) by Hero from Alexandria (around the year 50 AD) in the edition by Schmidt from…

talk and screening in Tilburg

On tuesday march 6 I will talk and show three of my films in the Filmfoyer, Tilburg as part of the series ‘Animatie…