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anamorphosis

[‚an·ə′mȯr·fə·səs]
(evolution)
Gradual increase in complexity of form and function during evolution of a group of animals or plants. Also known as anamorphism.
(graphic arts)
A drawing which appears to be distorted unless viewed from a particular angle or with a special device.
(optics)
The production of a distorted image by an optical system.

anamorphosis

anamorphosis
A drawing which appears to be distorted unless viewed from a particular angle or with a special device.
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the moment when anamorphosis in reading is represented is accompanied by
There is a mimetic quality of the rhetorical or presentational strategies of this book and its thesis: "at stake in my exploration of anamorphosis in early modern literature and technoscience is the intimate confusion of mediation via the technical interface and the methodologies of reading mediated bodies in and out of history" (7).
Under the principle of anamorphosis, social organizations which operate on a global scale grow in such complexity that overall centralization of human resource management becomes detrimental to the mission of the organization.
It is the primary example used by Jacques Lacan in his discussion of anamorphosis, the subject, and the gaze.
TThese works, often translated from Continental sources, include a varied collection of mathematical tricks and games, demonstrations of anamorphosis and other perspective techniques, and theoretical discussions of perception.
However, Chapter 1 defines anamorphosis as Epicurean interplay between a living and imagined experience.
Top talk Julian Beever is a pavement artist renowned for creating trompe-l'oeil chalk drawings using a projection technique called anamorphosis.
What unites these films is a generic allegiance to anamorphosis, a sudden shift in perspective casts the film in a totally new and unexpected light.
Anamorphosis is the perspectival device that distorts or disfigures graphic art and requires a repositioning of the viewer's point of view to bring about re-composition.
Perhaps we still fail to understand how this revolution operates by way of a kind of anamorphosis, or shift in perspectives, the effects of which never amount to an escape pure and simple from the present conjuncture.
You can write lyric but it's still not going to be unified; there's still going to be anamorphosis, and there's still going to be shit happening all over the room, whether or not you set out as your conscious program to stage that chaos.
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