27 definitions of perception
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As such, the work is not a portrait of Traore, but more a grotesque portrayal of the postcolonial situation in Italy and that country’s perception of immigrants.
The construction of the scene; the construction of the shot; the construction of the spatial configuration; and, hence, the construction of our perception; all take place within possible reversals.
John Berger backed up the statement quoted above with that classic example of the representation of perception, Magrittes The Key to Dreams (English canvas from the La Clef des Songes series, 1935).
In a whirlwind of perceptions and eliminations, Persecution of the White Car develops a singular story about an elusive place and a glance reflected like sunlight on the white lacquer work of the car in the title.