Pallasmaa+Power+Point

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The Eyes of the Skin in pictures
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1. Vision and Knowledge
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The Renaissance Period: Perspectival representation
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‘The School of Athens’ by Raphael, 1518 “The invention of perspectival representation made the eye the center point of the perceptual world as well as of the concept of the self” (Pallasmaa 283).
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‘The Disputation of St Stephen’ by Carpaccio, 1514
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Masaccio, “Trinity,” 1427-8
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Pompeian mural of the pageant of Orestes, 2nd century AD
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Frankfurt International Airport “The growing experiences of alienation, detachment, and solitude in the technological world today, for instance, may be related with a certain pathology of the senses” (284).
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Frankfurt International Airport “It is thought-provoking that this sense of estrangement and detachment is often evoked by the technologically most advanced settings, such as hospitals and
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There is a very strong tendency in vision to grasp and fixate, to reify and totalize: a tendency to dominate, secure, and control…” (David Michael Levin qtd. in Pallasmaa 284).
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