Proteus: A Nineteenth Century Vision

2004, Movie, NR, 61 mins

Proteus: A Nineteenth Century Vision
"Every age has its own vision of the world," opines the narrator of this exquisite documentary. "And every image reflects the vision of its time and its maker." Like many of his era, the great 19th century biologist, evolutionary theorist and artist Ernst Haeckel envisioned existence as a duality between the external, natural world of matter and the inner, unseen realm of the spirit, but unlike the typical Victorian scientist, he shared the Romantic poets' belief that this split could only be united by an act of creative imagination. The image the Prussian-born Haeckel found to reconcile that opposition was the mystifying radiolarian, the tiny marine organism he firs...
Released: 2004 Rated: NR Length: 61 mins

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