intro: a zoo of hearing aids
Michail Matiushin’s ‘Extended Vision’
Research into visual perception and synesthesia at his ‘Department of Organic Culture’ at GINKhUK in Leningrad.
Proposed a ‘scientific method’ that would result in a more complete kind of vision.
some remarks on perception
Camera-eye metaphor suggests that perception is stable, uniform, passive, complete.
History of perception theories, Plato, Euclid, Ibn Al-Haytham, Kepler.
Adaptation in perception: Chevreul, Plateau, Purkinje, Erismann.
Perception as active: Gestalt laws, Pritchard, Held, enactivism.
Auger and Loizeau
Neil Harbisson and Moon Ribas
many other smaller projects.
reflection on human sensory potential
reflection on relationship human – world (constructivism, enactivism, performativism)
cyborgs and posthumans