A fascinating short film by designer and artist Rus Khasanov ((previously) merges several optical tricks into a single work. Splashes of glittering, colored liquids creep across the screen, creating a series of bubbles that mimic magnified images of human eyes. The hypnotic footage is used pareidolia– the tendency to see an object where it physically does not exist – when referencing Heterochromia iridumThis is a fairly common condition where a person’s iris is multicolored, sometimes in the form of spines that radiate around the pupil or vertebrae that split tissue of different shades. Khasanov’s rendering mimics this phenomenon through saturated droplets and innumerable veins that flow outward.
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