PRISONER’S CINEMA: Gelman Gallery show

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As student curators Thalassa Raasch MFA 16 PH and Nicholas Missel MFA 16 SC explain, Prisoner’s Cinema draws inspiration from a phenomenon of the same name caused by prolonged exposure to darkness. The experience is often reported by truck drivers, pilots and prisoners confined to dark cells, who describe seeing colorful patterns of flashing light.”

More here:

http://our.risd.edu/post/139118659634/cinema-of-the-mind