7. Eye & Mind
“The eye is an instrument… which has been moved by same impact of the world, which it then restores to the visible through the traces of a hand.” Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Eye & Mind
Inspired by Ponty's Eye & Mind proposes an aesthetic approach to certain ideas of his philosophy, which have always evoked in me visual images. Each gif in the animation is my vision of a passage in Ponty’s last published essay, “Eye and Mind”. Each frame was created with mono-print and stencil technique. My intention was to achieve the mood or the environment created by Ponty's words by means of the cyclical nature of the gif and the randomness of the mono-print.
This animation is hidden for now, since I am sending it to the animation festivals around the world.