Friday 17.5 at 6pm at Arkadia: Brains on Art will present prototypes of brain-artworks

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Dear friend of Arkadia,

You are invited to a presentation of brain-artworks by Brain on Art on Friday 17.5 at 6pm at Arkadia (Nervanderinkatu 11).

Brains on Art will give presentations about used techniques and artistic approaches.

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You are all very welcome.

Warm regards,

Ian
www.arkadiabookshop.fi

Entrance is free but a donation of€3 (or more!) to fund the event is suggested and would be most welcome.

Brains on Art

Brains On Art
is an art-science-co-op crew based in Helsinki. We are focused in bringing the cognitive science in to the art scene. Installations affected by brain activity, pulsing sculptures, dialogue between art and science – that’s what we aim for!
Brains on Art is an art & science project that combines the tools of cognitive science with new media art. Our working group is looking for new artistic possibilities for the technologies used in brain research.

Dialogue between science and art has been vivid in last decade. Our focus is on how to bring new technologies to artistic work. Brains on Art discusses the consciousness of the human mind and how it can be presented in art through technology. Our group includes students from Aalto University and Helsinki University. Using EEG-signals we create interactive artworks that the viewer can mold by brainwaves, for example: interactive moving sculptures that pulse in the rhythm of the viewers brain signal.

The Brains on Art is an investigation into the possibilities of cognitive science in art and engages us in the dialogue between the two fields. We examine the EEG-generated information seeking creative interactivity between the experiencer and artwork. We want to challenge the spectator to participate in the process.

The strictly divided fields of science and art can be deconstructed. Our corporal existence gives us means to challenge this duality. Science and technology in collaboration with art can provide fresh and surprising perspectives.