Recent posts on Science

Science of Color

Minoan Fresco
Science reveals some of traditional color theories as wrong. Here's a look at some newer approaches - and some discoveries when looking back to ancient times...

Random Links of the Week

A couple of things I came across in the last weeks, that are worth sharing.....

Go Watch Some Sounds!

I’ve posted earlier about synesthesia, which is a mixing of senses that some (surprisingly many) people have. Of one of the trailers in the post, you can see now the full version – it looks fantastic. Took them a looong time to make the 10 minute movie, since synesthetes have very specific sensations. They are … Continue reading Go Watch Some Sounds!

It’s Already Green O’Clock!

Synesthesia is the mixing of senses – smelling music, seeing sounds as shapes, or perceiving colors as numbers. I’m doing some self-experimentation with it. No universe shattering surprises… just yet. But it’s a fun exercise. This odd brain function not as uncommon as once thought: one in twenty persons might have synesthesia in one form … Continue reading It’s Already Green O’Clock!

More Blindness to the Obvious

In one of my latest posts I tried to make a list of things no artist painted before we had help of optical devices, based on David Hockney’s findings. I want to extend the list – and find explanations of what is going on. When I was at the current exhibition of Txell’s awesomely funny … Continue reading More Blindness to the Obvious