talks


To coincide with the Eyes, Lies & Illusions exhibition, ACMI Talks presents a series of behind the scenes perspectives in Talking Illusions, exploring the art and science of pre-cinematic devices through to contemporary use of visual perception.

talking illusions

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werner nekes on shadow play

Werner Nekes will present highlights from his fascinating collection of scientific objects and visual toys from across five centuries.


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public forum

Curators, artists, academics and cultural commentators provide insight into historical perspectives on pre-cinematic technologies.


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ian edwards on magic lanterns

Experience the spectacle of a traditional lantern performance.


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panel discussion on phantasmagoria and special effects

Join our panel as they discuss the power of moving image deceptions.


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panel discussion on vision and perception

Scientists and artists are both fascinated by perceptual phenomena. Join our panel to get inside the 'mind's eye'.


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panel discussion on photographic fictions

The camera never lies - or does it? Take a journey through the fictions of photograph at this panel discussion.


                                                     
Thu 2 Nov 2006 - Sun 11 Feb 2007
 
 
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