Neuroscience and the Arts – One day Workshop - Preliminary Program

Friday, 12th of October 2012

11:00-11:15   Registration, Coffee and Art on biscuits

Most attendees will be already registered, if there is space we will be accept a few newcomers.

11:15-11:25     Welcome words  Dr. Tristan Bekinschtein

11:25-12:30       The Neuroaesthetics of Nonsense

 Professor Irving Massey,  State University of New York at Buffalo.

12:30-14:00    Walking Lunch

                        There will be sandwiches, fruits and refreshments served in the Foyer.

Hands-on workshop

14:00-15:30    Moulding with your hands the representations of the Mind

  Loreto Valenzuela, Artist and teacher, UK.

15:30-15:45  Short  Tea Break

15:45-16:45     The Art of Visual Perception


  Prof. Rodrigo Quian Quiroga, department of Engineering, University of Leicester, UK.

 16:45-17:45  Bridging Art & Science: little pictures and bigger ones

                   Dr. Phil Barnard, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit Cambridge; Random Dance, UK.    

17:45-18:15    Break for tea and cake

                        Drawing collaborative art with Sarah Butterfield and Loreto Valenzuela.

18:15-19:15     Imagination: The door to Identity

                        A collaboration between Nicky Clayton and Clive Wilkins