ESSAY: ‘Threads of Vision’

by Dr. Rory Hyde
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‘Threads of Vision’ a new essay by Dr. Rory Hyde investigating Strange's site-specific work ‘Light Intersections II’ is now available.

In his essay, Hyde links the work to ‘Emission Theory’, an early theory of vision and perspective held for over 1,000 years, from the Ancient Greeks to Issac Newton, where lines of perspective were thought to be a form of invisible filament projected out of the eye, allowing us to perceive the world.

Read the full essay here.
Or download it here.

Dr. Rory Hyde is Associate Professor in Architecture, Curatorial Design, and Practice at the University of Melbourne and Design Advocate for the Mayor of London. From 2013 to 2020 he was the Curator of Contemporary Architecture and Urbanism at the Victoria and Albert Museum. More information on Light Intersections II can be found here.