Thomas Papathomas' Hollow Body and Mask Illusion 4th at the 2012 BIOTY Contest

An illusion designed and developed at RuCCS' own Laboratory for Vision Research was a top-ten finalist in the 2012 Best Illusion of the Year (BIOTY) contest, among more than 60 entries from around the world. It was voted #4 at the annual BIOTY show. 

You can read more about it and other illusions on the BIOTY web site - The New Scientist also has an online article on it -


You can see it at If you forget, just visit YouTube and type "Exorcist Illusion".