Journey to a dark and mysterious world where nothing seen is what it seems
Combining spectacular new illusions with four centuries of rare optical toys and puzzles, discover how the moving image captivated us before cinema was even invented.
ACMI Australian Centre for the Moving Image Exhibition Open Daily 10am - 6pmThursday 2 November 2006 - Sunday 11 February
Arranged in seven magical chapters, Eyes, Lies & Illusions explores the art and science of visual perception from the Renaissance to the present day. Developed from the groundbreaking exhibition held at the Hayward Gallery, London, the exhibition includes over 500 objects and images from the astonishing collection of German filmmaker Werner Nekes. The exhibition also features spectacular works by international and Australian contemporary artists who have been inspired by the spectacle of optical illusions.