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From Physical Sciences to Art for the Blind—How Abstraction Guides Everything That We Do

Science to an external observer can seem like a well-oiled machine; a zoo of exciting outcomes churned out at an incredibly fast pace. To others however, scientific discovery can be tantamount to stumbling around in the dark, trying to find the light-switch by feeling the furniture. 766 more words


Panoptical Illusions

The All-Seeing “I”

The Western world for centuries has focused more and more on the individual. For example, in the 1700s when people sat down to a meal in America everyone ate out of common platters and bowls. 646 more words



“Texture” is an ambiguous word and in the context of texture synthesis may have one of the following meanings:

  1. In common speech, the word “texture” is used as a synonym for “surface structure”. 
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5 Good (Or Not So Good) Excuses for Not Writing

Do you eat, drink, sleep, breath and in general just live writing?

I’m asking this because of the man who sat next to me on a flight back home from some much needed holidays. 380 more words

Cecile's Writers

Richard Gregory 24/7/23 - 17/5/2010

Richard Gregory was one of those extraordinary individuals whose ability to think creatively about complex neuropsychological matters was matched only by his ability to communicate his ideas to the rest of us. 190 more words


Pigment to Pixel - Silja

Chapter 1 Pigment to Pixel

Sullivan, G., 2005. Art practice as research: inquiry in the visual arts. Thousand Oaks Calif.: Sage Publications.


In this chapter, Sullivan discusses the changes is art education, research in visual arts, role of an artist, and relationship of art to other disciplines, from Enlightenment era to the present. 489 more words