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Embodied Art

Sunday May 7, 2023 • 1 PM EST

Embodied Art

Time: Sunday, May 7th – 1:00 PM EST

Location: The Cube at Moss Arts Center

Our brain consists of billions of neurons that generate rhythmic electrical fields when they communicate with each other. When summed together, these fields are strong enough to be recorded at the level of the scalp through electroencephalography (EEG). Through data sonification, we will transform rhythms of the brain to rhythms of sound through a live performance. A dancer will wear an EEG cap and have their brain activity sonified in real-time while responding to the sound of their brain, a representation of neurofeedback. Meanwhile, a live floor projection will track their motion, as if the dancer is the hemodynamic response within the active brain. Join us as we explore the dynamics of human brain analysis through sonification and visual projection. This event is hosted by the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology (ICAT) and the Embodied Brain Lab. The project was conducted by Noor Tasnim, Sooruj Bhatia, and Ben Beiter (Embodied Art, an ICAT Student SEAD Grant recipient).

Location: The Cube