Empirical Explorations

'Pigeon Theory': Through The Doors of Perception

A thousand eyes could see

A thousand pigeons fall.

The same bird, for it to be

Is of no wonder at all.

This paper introduces “Pigeon Theory” as a narrative of perceiving things; be it architectural marvels or mundane inanimate objects or even people. A method that centers about making critical observations and cognitively processing sensory information without bias and intended to achieve nothing but a thorough understanding of an activity or an object.

Keywords: Aesthetics, THANIMA, Perception, Interface, Individualism.

Narayana, A., 2017, Pigeon Theory: Through the Doors of Perception, pages 179-186, Proceedings of Thanima 02 - International Conference of Design Pedagogy and Contextual Aesthetics, National Institute of Technology, Calicut, India.

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