likeafieldmouse:

Richard Dupont - In Direction (2008)
Based on full-body scans of the artist’s body, “the viewer walks around the figure and gets all these different perspectives as the surface changes. That’s one way the distortions are interesting, because no two perspectives are the same. A lot of people see it and think it’s flat, then realize it’s an object—that’s a hard thing for the brain to process immediately. But it’s not just retinal, it’s also physiological: There’s a queasiness, an anxiety caused by the brain not being able to understand the two things at once.”

likeafieldmouse:

Richard Dupont - In Direction (2008)

Based on full-body scans of the artist’s body, “the viewer walks around the figure and gets all these different perspectives as the surface changes. That’s one way the distortions are interesting, because no two perspectives are the same. A lot of people see it and think it’s flat, then realize it’s an object—that’s a hard thing for the brain to process immediately. But it’s not just retinal, it’s also physiological: There’s a queasiness, an anxiety caused by the brain not being able to understand the two things at once.”

(Source: likeafieldmouse)