It now appears far more interesting to understand color as an element of human evolution and survival, as opposed to merely an element of design.
“All his work attempts to understand the visual brain as a system defined, not by its essential properties, but by its past ecological interactions with the world. In this view, the brain evolved to see what proved useful to see, to continually redefine normality.”
—British Science Association
Beau Lotto is founder of Lottolab, a hybrid art studio and science lab.