Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Alex Cima teaches in the Music Department at Fullerton College. Back in the 80s, he did the trailer music for Blade Runner and E.T. In his spare time he does these:



The kind of obfuscation going on in Cima's paintings reminds me of this linguistic phenomenon:

Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch epxerimnet at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, the oredr iwnhcih ltteers are arganerd in a wrod deosn't mttaer, the olny iprmoatnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a taotl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. (And all tihs tmie you thgohut slpeling was ipmorantt.)

ps - for anyone keeping score, the Lakers are at the top of their division.