2013 | Nulpunt – Raaijmakersavond in Perdu

Presentatie tijdens de Raaijmakersavond in Perdu, www.perdu.nl, 25 oktober 2013. Lees hier meer over het Raaijmakersproject van tijdschrift Terras. In ‘Het kleinste geluid‘ vertelt Raaijmakers over het zoeken naar een ‘dode toon’. Hij omschrijft het als een streven naar een absoluut punt waar, zoals in … Continue reading2013 | Nulpunt – Raaijmakersavond in Perdu

2010 | Black Hole of Vision: On Rune Peitersen’s Saccadic Sightings | Vesna Madzoski

If our eyes were to be turned into a camera, it would be a rather poor device. More precisely, it would not resemble a single-frame snapshot camera, but a video stream of a mostly blurred visual field with only spots of clarity. … Continue reading2010 | Black Hole of Vision: On Rune Peitersen’s Saccadic Sightings | Vesna Madzoski

2010 | Aanhikken | Maria Barnas

In her weekly column in the Dutch NRC Handelsblad, Maria Barnas contemplates the difficulties of grasping Einstein’s theory of relativity and how Andre Klukhuhn’s lecture at the minisymposium made her come closer to an understanding of the fourth dimension. http://weblogs.nrc.nl/cultuurblog/2010/07/18/cs-maria-barnas-aanhikken/   —– CS: Maria Barnas … Continue reading2010 | Aanhikken | Maria Barnas

2010 | Contact – Art as the outer limits of the Universe

CONTACT – ART AS THE OUTER LIMITS OF THE UNIVERSE ©Rune Peitersen 2010 The movie ‘Contact’ (1997) explores different aspects of the traditional positions of science and faith; what is faith and how does faith differ from scientific deduction. It cleverly raises a few questions … Continue reading2010 | Contact – Art as the outer limits of the Universe

2010 | Scanning the brain is like scanning a computer with no screen.

©Rune Peitersen 2010 Although I have the utmost respect for scientific research and am personally fascinated by the field of neurology, recently I find myself questioning the methods used to gather information about brain activity, namely the measuring of electrical fields or electrical activity in … Continue reading2010 | Scanning the brain is like scanning a computer with no screen.

2010 | The Cartesian theater of The Matrix and Avatar

©Rune Peitersen 2010 Both The Matrix and, more recently, Avatar feature the ability of the protagonist(s) to transfer their mind/consciousness to another (virtual) body. The premise seems to be Cartesian. The human consciousness is trapped somewhere inside our head or brain, but if we were … Continue reading2010 | The Cartesian theater of The Matrix and Avatar