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Change Your Perception: You’ll Never Guess What’s Inside This Infinity Box

Thursday 04.10.2014 , Posted by
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Although all of these pictures are pretty rad, they can’t even come close to what experiencing one of Matt Elson’s Infintiy Boxes is like. An amazing, interactive, human experience, sticking your head into one of the boxes reveals a playful world that is guaranteed to make you smile as you attempt to comprehend how on Earth you are seeing what is before you. By skillfully placing mirrors inside of the boxes, Elson composes unique illusions that play tricks on your perceptions. I was first introduced to the infinity boxes at Burning Man by the incredible, bouncy, beaming Vito Neo Reargo, who enthusiastically shared his experience with me. [Read more…]

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Faceless “Watch” Vibrates Every 5 Minutes… All Day Long

Tuesday 02.18.2014 , Posted by
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Have you ever noticed that when you’re bored time seems to move more slowly and when you’re having fun it flies by? Durr is a new ‘watch’ device created to give you an enhanced perception of the rate at which time passes. This wristwatch-looking accessory gently vibrates every 5 minutes causing a perpetual hyperawareness of the speed of time. [Read more…]

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Still Life with Fruit (Brands included)

Tuesday 01.29.2013 , Posted by

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It’s harmless to put a logo on an object right? Maybe so, and yet it can fully change the way it is perceived. A fruit is something nice, tasty, and full of juicy goodness; yet with the simple addition of a corporate logo (such as Calvin Klein, Gucci or Louis Vuitton) it’s interesting how one will often interpret the object differently. [Read more…]

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Breaking The Fifth Wall: Visual Essay On Our Perception

Wednesday 03.14.2012 , Posted by

Yovcho Gorchev not only completed a masters in architecture, but a masters in film design as well. These combined interests of design and film have led him to become a narrative driven, mixed media artist. His latest endeavor, Breaking The Fifth Wall, entails Gorchev creating mind-blowing images in the GIF platform and using them to posit new theories of human perception, the diminishing value of physical space, and sensory experiments of a metaphysical nature. [Read more…]

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