Dermo Optics presents the experimental research of Madame Duplessis. Dermo Optics, 2006 presents footage recorded in 2005 when MacWilliam travelled to Paris to meet Madame Duplessis (b.1912), a senior researcher in dermo optical perception and director Centre d'Information de la Couleur. Madame Duplessis and her colleagues are observed as they demonstrate the experimental apparatus in her cellar laboratory. The artist participates in the experiments with very good results.
dermo optics - Dermo optical perception (also referred to as eyeless sight or fingertip vision) is the ability to ‘see’ without using the eyes. People who possess dermo optical perception often demonstrate it under test conditions while blindfolded or behind screens.