A Brew of Art/ Science/ Philosophy

Kicking off the programme 'Decoding Sensations', this symposium presents a series of talks that will explore sensations and perceptions.

at New River Studios

Beginning with a talk by Neuroscientist Carles Bosch, followed by Philosopher Jack Davis on how we see and perceive conceptual art in a philosophical view, it will end with a presentation by movement artist Amy Toner whose inspirations are taste and scents.

Opening the exhibition of 'Decoding Sensations', the talk will be set among exhibits. An evening of art, science and philosophy!

The speakers:

Carles Bosch: Holding a PhD in Biomedicine, Carles specialised in neuroscience and in the use of different levels of microscopy. His current research focuses in assessing the wiring of neural circuits for smell recognition.

Jack Davis: Currently a PhD student of philosophy at UCL, Jack focuses on the philosophy of art.

Amy Toner: Currently undertaking her Master’s Degree at the London School of Contemporary Dance. As a maker of contemporary performance she situates her practices in the realms of contemporary dance, live performance and installations. She composes experiences in collaboration with the senses, in particular the ‘lower’ senses of smell and taste.

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Opening Times
Event: Sunday 26 March, 7-10pm

New River Studios
199 Eade Road
N4 1DN