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white night 2017

May 20th, 2017  Nessun Dorma on the occasion of the European Night of the Museums

UNIVERSITY OF MODENA AND REGGIO EMILIA
MATH MACHINES LAB, Via Camatta 15, Modena, Italy


18.00 > 23.30 Museums and controversial stories: to tell about the unspeakable at a museum
ARTIFICIAL PERSPECTIVE: PERSPECTIVE'S ORIGINE AND DEVELOPMENT

The exhibition presents a number of ancient tools used by painters and their contribution to the development of the concept of perspective. In particular pantogrphs are shown historically described in treaties by Dürer, Barozzi, Danti, ... Moreover, models explaining the link between perspective and shadow, the concept of perspective restitution and of anamorphosis will be shown. Visitors are wellcome to take part in hands on activities such as the usage of the Dürer glass (peculiar perspectograph), puzzles, tests etc.

Guided tours at 18.30, 19.30, 20.30, 21.30, 22.30

 

Collaborative iniziative between Math Machines Lab (UNIMORE) and Math Machines Association.

INFO: www.mmlab.unimore.it www.macchinematematiche.org

 

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