[per-sep-shuhn] Show IPA
the act or faculty of perceiving, or apprehending by means of the senses or of the mind; cognition; understanding.
immediate or intuitive recognition or appreciation, as of moral, psychological, or aesthetic qualities; insight; intuition; discernment: an artist of rare perception.
the result or product of perceiving, as distinguished from the act of perceiving; percept.
Psychology . a single unified awareness derived from sensory processes while a stimulus is present.
Law. the taking into possession of rents, crops, profits, etc.
image, narrative and the viewer’s perception.
“The film and video works in this exhibition expose the fracture between what we are shown on screen and what we see,” reads the exhibition press release. “Borrowing from various cinematic conventions, as well as formats including lecture, documentary, rehearsal and found footage, they examine the limits of our imagination and credulity.”
According to Tate Modern, the projects currently showcased at CIC “range from an epic, accusatory monologue about the offences of mainstream movies like Avatar, to a collage of YouTube footage showing a break-in at the Cairo State security headquarters in the aftermath of the Egyptian revolution.”
Laurent mannoni (the great art of light and shadow: archeology of the cinema) describes the development of the camera obscura in the name of entertainment and occasionally of science, whereby increasingly complicated arrangements of mirrors and lenses where added in order to produce the increasingly convincing illusion of ‘reality’.
“Unlike almost every other city in the UK, Leicester has retained a remarkable record of its past in buildings that still stand today”. Ancient Roman pavements and baths remain in Leicester from its early settlement as Ratae Corieltauvorum, a Roman military outpost in a region inhabited by the Celtic Corieltauvi tribe.