vision

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Infrared Photography Captures the Neon World of Colourblind Islanders

On a remote island in the Pacific, a high percentage of the population sees the world in black and white.
Diana Shi
7.16.17
Photography

What Would Life Look Like If Humans Had Enhanced Eyesight?

Bryan Chapman imagines a world transformed by the presence of strange colors, waves, and mirrors.
Francesca Capossela
6.8.17
Music

A Sonic Youth Co-founder and His Partner Talk About Their Audiovisual Experiment

Lee Ranaldo and Leah Singer perform 'Sight Unseen' with sound and vision.
Heidi Harrington-Johnson
7.14.16
Art

Marvel's Vision Headlopper, Shutter, and KBP: This Week in Comics #21

Weird robot stories, fantasy massacres, and more shine in this week’s comic roundup.
Giaco Furino
6.11.16
Art

I Stared Into the Void at a Secret Light Show in Las Vegas

It’s the only piece of art I’ve ever had to sign a liability waiver to view.
Chris Hampton at Motherboard
5.7.15
Art

Do You See Marilyn Monroe or Albert Einstein in This Optical Illusion?

You can use this Einstein/Monroe illusion to determine how bad your eyes are.
Beckett Mufson
4.4.15
Art

An Art Museum Is Giving Color Vision to the Color Blind

At the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, you can enhance your experience of art with color blindness-correcting glasses.
Becky Chung
4.2.15
Film

How Will the Robots of the Future See Us?

VFX artists make an educated guess about machine vision in Oliver Daly's new sci-fi short, 'Miles.'
Beckett Mufson
2.23.15
Words

Greymatter's 'Visions' is a Gorgeous, Worldly Journey Through Modern House

Stream his new album in full, and read about how he gets into the groove.
Lauren Martin
5.6.14
Stuff

Did Mammals Evolve Snake Eyes?

Our cross-cultural aversion to slithering, bastard snakes isn't just hard-wired into our brains, it could also be the very reason our pre-primate ancestors developed such sophisticated vision. A new study helps confirm what some scientists call the...
Rose Lichter-Marck
11.26.13
Art

Flex Your Eyeballs With The Midnight Moment Eye Test

Global design consultancy, 2x4, submitted this video in part of the largest coordinated effort to display synchronized content on billboards and newspaper kiosks in Times Square.
Zach Sokol
10.21.13