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Symposium “Neuroscience and Art” at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection

Symposium “Neuroscience and Art” at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection

In cooperation with the Marino Golinelli Foundation and the Schering Stiftung, the Association of Neuroesthetics organizes a symposium on the theme of this year’s 53rd International Art Exhibition, “Fare Mondi/Making Worlds,” at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice. The roundtable discussion will bring together 25 international artists and neuroscientists for a discussion on how our brain actively “makes worlds.”

The theme of the 53rd Biennale di Venizia is of major interest to both art and neuroscience – especially ever since neuroscience has shown that a human brain is not just a passive chronicler of events; it rather is actively involved in creatively shaping and making the world we experience every day.

Based on this interest, the organizers of the symposium on “Neuroscience and Art” have invited a selected group of experts to discuss how the cooperation between art and science can contribute to a better understanding of the human condition and whether the exchange of theories and methods is viable and valuable, both now and in the future.

The symposium is a closed event.


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