Environmental cubism

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Environmental Cubism in the park by StasConstantine - This image serves as an accurate portrayal of the commonly experienced dissociative effect known as environmental cubism as seen in a park.

Environmental cubism can be described as a visual segmentation of the external environment into squares and cubes of varying amounts and sizes.[1] Once established, these segments can begin to slowly drift away from their original location and often change in size, leading to gaps in-between them. The space within these gaps is either completely dark or composed of tightly bound visual geometry. It is worth noting that this effect is remarkably similar in its appearance to cubist photography and artwork.

This dark space can eventually grow, progressively decreasing the size of the cubes until a person finds themselves surrounded by a dissociative hole. It is not uncommon to be able to innately feel and detect the details and layout of both the different sections of the distortion and the gaps between them.

Environmental cubism is often accompanied by other coinciding effects such as environmental orbism and visual disconnection. It is most commonly induced under the influence of heavy dosages of dissociative compounds, such as ketamine, PCP, and DXM.

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Psychoactive substances

Compounds within our psychoactive substance index which may cause this effect include:

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References

  1. Aldous, H. (1954). The Doors of Perception. Heaven and Hell-Flamingo, London. p. 22. https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Aldous_Huxley#The_Doors_of_Perception_(1954)