Name: Daniel Ionescu
Affiliation: National University of Arts of Bucharest
Citation Recommendation: Ionescu, Daniel. ‟The imitation of perception. The evolution from camera lucida to Futurismʼs dissemination. A project that radically changed literature, art and social life in the early twentieth century. Italian Futurism – an inaugural, intransigent and volcanic vocation”. Synthesis, no. XXXIX, 2012, pp. 47-59.
Title: THE IMITATION OF PERCEPTION. THE EVOLUTION FROM CAMERA LUCIDA TO FUTURISMʼS DISSEMINATION. A PROJECT THAT RADICALLY CHANGED LITERATURE, ART AND SOCIAL LIFE IN THE EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY. ITALIAN FUTURISM – AN INAUGURAL, INTRANSIGENT, AND VOLCANIC VOCATION
The essay pertains to the development of the “dark-room” concept through centuries, from the Mahist Chinese mathematical school of the 4th cent. B.C. up to the Futurist project of the beginning of the 20th century.
Keywords: concave mirrors; dark-room; divisionism; image inversion; optical camera.