The Third Observer.
Visualizations of projective geometry serve as a metaphor for the the translation of a physical image plane into an imaginary world with volume. Our optical hardware receives a two dimensional signal which our minds project into a 3d perceptual space. Some parts are known and others momentarily vacant. Taken from a third perspective the above images images imply both the perceived and the observer.
While hacking on our Pointcloud Portraits I’ve been reading Techniques of the Observer