Stereoscopic Media

Research activity related to all forms of stereoscopic media


March 4 2016 Thanks to the ongoing help of Rob Caley we have a newly updated bibliography featuring a range of publications from David Brewster’s 1852 article on binocular vision to Carolyn Michelle, Charles H. […]

Mar, 03 · in News

Research Provocations

  Our research provocations are a series of short, open ended idea pieces by stereoscopic media scholars. These provocations are musings and thoughts in progress, intended to spark response and debate. They ask for comments […]

May, 18 · in Research Provocations

Dave Hare Research Provocation: Ticket’s Please!

Looking at the various accounts of stereoscopy’s history in the popular film industry, it is fair to say that the screen technology’s existence is typically framed as being tied to economic and industrial forces (Belton, […]

May, 18

Current Research from SCMS

As usual, the annual SCMS conference was a hub of exciting new research. Below are abstracts for some of the work being undertaken in stereoscopic media that was showcased at this conference. Panel: Sense and […]

May, 18

New Book, 3D Cinema: Optical Illusions and Tactile Experiences

One of the administrators of this site, Dr Miriam Ross, has just published a new book on the aesthetics of 3D cinema, 3D Cinema: Optical Illusions and Tactile Experiences (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) When Avatar (2009) […]

May, 18

Ryan Pierson Research Provocation: A New Haptical Cinema

Because scholarship has focused so intently on the addition of depth in 3D, there exists the widespread assumption that the 3D image demands a more embodied response by the spectator. Separating the image into different […]

Oct, 10

Kevin Fisher Research Provocation: The Ecstatic Gestalt in Werner Herzog’s Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Barbara Klinger questions the critical celebration of Herzog’s Cave of Forgotten Dreams as the first non-gratuitous use of 3D: perfectly suited to revealing the interior of the cave and the naturalistic environment in which it […]

Oct, 10



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