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    Perspective from Antiquity to the Present

    Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA 2017)

    London, UK, 11 - 13 July 2017

    AUTHORS

    Kim Veltman

    ABSTRACT

    http://dx.doi.org/10.14236/ewic/EVA2017.5

    Links between optics and representation go back at least to Antiquity. Greco-Roman efforts were linked with scenography (skaenographia). This resulted in a sense of depth usually through convergence along an axis of points (fish-bone perspective) and occasionally towards a central vanishing point. Fictive columns were typically used to close a visual space within a distance of less than 50 meters. Although seemingly realistic, it was linked with imitation: with narratives, rather than with physical reality.

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