The Matter of Vision Pdf

The Matter of Vision

Number of page: 226
Author: Peter Wyeth
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780861969111
Category: Performing Arts

Cinematic analysis has often supported the notion that cinema can be understood by drawing parallels with language. Peter Wyeth contends that this analytical framework often fails to consider the fundamental fact of cinema’s visual nature. In The Matter of Vision, Wyeth seeks to redress this oversight by grounding his analysis in neuroscience and evolutionary biology, finding herein the potential for a qualitatively superior understanding of the cinematic medium.

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About The Author

Peter Wyeth is a filmmaker with over 40 years of experience and is recognized internationally for his documentaries.