Julia Michaels has an interesting tattoo design on her right wrist consisting of three V-shapes and three circles. You can see two triangles in the negative space even though they are not fully formed. This optical illusion is why the design resonated with Julia. It represents the power of the human mind to see beyond what exists on the surface.
People like to make fun of me for it because they’re like ‘oh Pac Man!’ But this is actually a symbol for perception. It has two triangles and three circles, but nothing is actually fully formed. Even though the brain perceives it as whole, and it’s not, which I think is really interesting how you can perceive something as whole even when it’s not.
This design, called the Kanizsa triangle, is a famous optical illusion created by the Italian psychologist Gaetano Kanizsa in 1955.
Spent some time with one of my favorite humans; miss @imjmichaels, and added some keepsakes to her sleeve. Congrats on being the first artist to get 100 million digital streams on their debut, you starbeam traveling Feej. May you and your art continue to shine brightly on others. Look out for this one… She's busy planning world domination. #jmichaels #juliamichaels #londonreese #juliamichaelstattoo #juliamichaelsissues #issues #theblacklanternoc
Celebrity: Julia Michaels
posted by Cristina on July 29, 2017