Monthly Archives: August 2012

Part II: Blurring boundaries while staying focused

Guest Post by Louise Beer The universe had existed for billions of years before we, or anything that we know of, ever had the brain capacity to question and attempt to understand the nature and complexity of it. Through our

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Gradually, things are coming together

This week A Nervous Encounter artists were asked to submit their text and images for the exhibition catalogue. This will document the interactions and production of artworks resulting from the collaboration. It’s been amazing to see and read their responses.

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Part I: Blurring boundaries while staying focused

Microscope expert Chad Johnson spent time with Louise Beer scanning through some gorgeous fluorescently labelled brain sections prepared by Kouichi Nakamura. Kouichi’s research is on the thalamus, which is a key brain region involved in sensory perception and regulation of

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Seeing is closer to believing: A collaboration in vision research

In neuroscience, artist Rafaela Miranda-Rocha found an interest in how we visualize, perceive and appreciate our world. This is complex! The biological basis of vision involves several interconnected networks, including the eyes and optic nerves, visual processing regions in the

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