Shattered Perception

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  • ‘The eye is the window of the human body through which it feels its way and enjoys the beauty of the
    world’ (Leonardo Da Vinci -1452 – 1519)

    Astounding in its physical form and function the human eye not only sees but perceives,
    interprets and judges. The eye allows us to see and experience life, colourful in its ultimate
    capacity.
    The idea behind my work came from the result of a work accident that a friend experienced in
    which a glass pressure gauge exploded and pierced his left eye. As a consequence he required
    a lens and a cornea replacement leaving him with 50% vision in one eye. Not only is his vision
    affected so is his perception and he is more cautious now in his every day life. He no longer surfs
    or plays football in fear of further damaging his eye.