Tuesday, 28 December 2010

"Natural Science Approach to Synesthesia. (Picking my brain)"


Shown at Oslo Art Academy's Christmas Calendar Dec.22. 2010, the project is based upon human's explicit need to put the world into a system and the challenges, and the possible lack of equipment or knowledge, natural science meet in order to describe all human phenomena.
The photos are MR-scans of the artist's brain done for an experiment by students in cognitive neurology at the University of Oslo.

Can not help myself quoting from Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus by Ludwig Wittgenstein
«4.113 Philosophy sets limits to the much disputed sphere of natural science»


Synesthesia is explained as a condition which has an impact on the senses; e.g. you experience music, letters or numbers as shapes and colours or vice versa.

Take a look at the whole exhibition here.

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