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    From imaginal to digital: mental imagery and the computer image space

    Lambert, Nick (2011) From imaginal to digital: mental imagery and the computer image space. Leonardo 44 (5), pp. 439-443. ISSN 0024-094X.

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    Abstract

    The author suggests that the intangible characteristics of computer graphics bear some resemblance to the brain's ability to construct mental images, as outlined by veteran researcher Stephen M. Kosslyn. An analogy might also be drawn with the "Imaginal World" of the Sufis, as described by Henri Corbin, which exists in a space of its own. As computer graphics have emerged as an artistic medium, one may consider how this internalized ability influences the artist's response to the computer, especially as new display technologies emerge.

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    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Arts > History of Art
    Research Centre: Vasari Research Centre
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2013 12:29
    Last Modified: 06 Dec 2016 14:45
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/8098

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