2015 | United Kingdom | Documentary

Divine Machines

  • 7 mins
  • Director | Ali Hossaini
  • Writer | Ali Hossaini

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How – and why – did humanity invent cameras? Artist and philosopher Ali Hossaini offers a personal view of his research into the origins of visual media. Journey through 6,000 years of history to discover how optics evolved from efforts to tame nature by controlling visual space.

eye camera geometry astronomy cartography history optics