Abstracts of the 18th European Conference on Eye Movements 2015 [article]

Ansorge, Ulrich; University Of Vienna, Florack, Arnd; University Of Vienna, Ditye, Thomas; University Of Vienna, Leder, Helmut; University Of Vienna
About the Cover Image The background of the front cover image depicts a ceiling painting of the Main Ceremonial Chamber (Großer Festsaal) of the University of Vienna. You will see it when you look up during ECEM 2015's poster sessions. The painting is called "The Triumph of Light over Darkness". It was created by Franz Matsch. In 1894, the Ministry of Education commissioned Matsch -together with Gustav Klimt -to create a set of paintings representing the different faculties. Klimt was
more » ... d to paint Medicine, Jurisprudence and Philosophy, while Matsch was assigned Theology. Klimt's faculty paintings faced severe criticism. They were considered to be too avantgarde and incompatible with a more conservative tradition. Klimt ultimately withdrew his works, and they were destroyed by fire in 1945. The photography of Matsch's painting is used with kind permission of the University of Vienna. A heatmap of artificial data in the shape of the ECEM logo has been superimposed.
doi:10.16910/jemr.8.4.1 fatcat:ozupjlchvnd45efjt3s6kmvscu