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Create a sound system for music only you can hear.
Your experience of the world influences what you see.
If you want to stay hidden, you'd better stay still.
Art and science meet in a tube of mirrors.
Proyecta imágenes del sol sobre un papel usando tus manos.
In Silhouetteinvites you to experience remarkably complex and inventive works of shadow play.
Test your vision—just by moving your head.
See shadowy shapes floating inside your own eye.
Submerge yourself in underwater color perception.
Is pure water colorless?
See what you can see with the right perspective.
Control the (apparent) size of a hole with your brain.
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