Ways of (not) seeing: Structures of Visibility in VR

 John Berger’s Ways of Seeing provided a 1970s viewership with a critical window into Western art history’s participation in broader socio-economic and semiotic systems. Examining artefacts from fifteenth-century painting to modern publicity, Berger’s series for the BBC explored the relational and historically contingent nature of seeing, famously stating that “perspective makes the eye the centre of the visible world.”

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