illusions


Useful instead of true – understanding our brains through optical illusions

Can you trust what you see? Everyday we make decisions based on visual input that our brain receives and processes. However, sometimes the gathered and processed information results in visual/optical illusions, which are perceptions that are not in accordance with the physical properties of the objects.   Surely you have […]


Vik Muniz’s photos play with perception and contradictions

  Art has throughout history served several purposes – to create a representation of reality, convey political statements or simply provide a beautiful treat for your eye. However, art can also have the intention to shock, question or push boundaries. A famous example of provoking and controversial pieces comes from […]