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My research, which is built on strict physical rules, seems very far from the creative work of an artist, but as Valerie Hazan asserts, artists and scientists are “both manipulating reality to understand it.” In the Art and Light project I paired with artist Lynn Taylor, who describes below how the Trapping Atoms collaboration unfolded over the ten months that we worked together - Petra Fersterer
How ‘we’ see the world is subjective. If we consider Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s notion of the body as a perceptual tool—“we live in a world of sense-experience and what we can touch and feel, see and hear, is the sum of our reality”4—it raises important questions about how and what we perceive. Humans develop an understanding of object permanence, but does what we see exist when it is out of sight? - Lynn Taylor
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