Symposium 'Art and Embodiment'

august 6, 2016

3 talks and discussion




Elena Agudio (Artistic Director, AoN, a platform for Neuroscience and Art)

Fleshing the Archive


Joerg Fingerhut (Einstein Postdoctoral Fellow; Humboldt-Universität, Berlin School of Mind and Brain)

The Artifactual Body. Neuroaesthetics and Embodied Cognition 


Jesse Prinz (City University of New York, Graduate Center; Einstein Visiting Fellow, Einstein Foundation Berlin & Berlin School of Mind & Brain)

Embodiment, Emotion, Empathy, and Art

August 1-7: Exhibition on display and interactive experiments


Embodiments is an exhibition that brings together art, philosophy, and cognitive science.  The exhibition features 8 international artists, whose work explores the body, and a day-long workshop with presentations by scholars who study the philosophy, psychology, and history of art.  In addition, there will be opportunities for visitors to participate in psychological studies that measure aesthetic experiences while viewing the art on display.


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