29 January 2008

Eye candy

Professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka studies the psychology of vision at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan. His work centres around visual illusion, visual completion, motion perception and stereopsis (binocular depth perception). He is a scientist but I think his work is art.

His current research is about "anomalous motion illusions": static images that look like they're moving.

Click these pictures to bring them up to full size and you'll get the drift. Literally.

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