Art-based research is the use of an artistic process as a form of study. The workshop will begin with Ashley and Liz presenting their work and explaining their personal art-based research methods. It will also investigate new methods for generating, developing, and communicating new ideas by offering practical exercises and a group discussion. In order … Continue reading Creativity and Neuroscience Workshop: Art as Research
On the 5th of May, Dora -a writer and geographer interested in creative digital mapping, and Amy Young -an artsy neuroscientist fascinated by neural correlates of space and place, hosted an online workshop exploring the neuroscience of spatial navigation. Their interactive discussion featured our cellular toolkit, the systems in place that encode our wayfinding ability, … Continue reading Spatial Navigation: The Art and Science of Wayfinding
This month we are discussing the interactions between artificial intelligence, creativity, and art-making, with particular reference to music. Valerio Velardo from Melodrive will present a short presentation on AI-based art, and participants can try out the VR artistic experience device KanTor, which uses AI-music generation. More about Melodrive: http://www.melodrive.com on Monday, December, 9th 6 – … Continue reading Creativity and Neuroscience: Melodies from the (Computer)Mind
For this month's edition of our Creativity and Neuroscience meetup at >top in Schillerkiez, we had a film screening of Hermann Vaske’s thought-provoking film “Why are we Creative?” For nigh on 90 minutes, the director took us on a travel through time and space (30 years all over the globe) to hear directly from the … Continue reading Recap Creativity and Neuroscience Workshop: Film Screening Why Are We Creative?
Join us for the October edition of our meetup and workshop on Creativity and Neuroscience. This time we will be screening WHY ARE WE CREATIVE?. on Wednesday, October, 23rd 6 - 9pm >top, Schillerpromenade 4, 12049 Berlin-Neukölln For over 30 years director Hermann Vaske filmed the world’s most intriguing artists and thinkers posing the question: … Continue reading Creativity and Neuroscience Workshop: Film Screening Why Are We Creative?
In our Creativity and Neuroscience Workshop: Art Therapy and the Psyche, we explored as a group the budding field of art therapy as a perspective on art and psychiatry. Dr. Michelle Ann Meredyth Stewart held a talk on the topic, which launched a lively discussion, and was followed by exercises exploring different techniques currently used … Continue reading Recap: Art Therapy and the Psyche
Next Monday, 9th September, from 18:00 - 21:00 join us again at >top in Schillerpromenade 4, Neukölln, where we welcome you to learn about, discuss, and experience the application and research into art creation as psychological therapy tool. Dr. Michelle Meredyth-Stewart will present how art-making is used in diagnosis and therapy, and lead us through some … Continue reading Creativity and Neuroscience Workshop: Art Therapy and the Psyche
"I guess the question is not so much: "how do I understand your art" but rather "can you help me appreciate your art?" Last Tuesday, we invited Russ Hodge, science communicator at the Max-Delbrück Centrum Berlin, to give a talk on his models and understanding of how to transfer scientific knowledge. In his career, which … Continue reading Concepts and Communications: the take aways
For the second workshop and meetup in the Creativity and Neuroscience series we delve into creative methods to communicate our often specific stories and concepts. The evening will consist of 2 parts: 1) Russel Hodge, science communicator will give a talk on: "How to see a ghost, think like a molecule, and communicate science." 2) … Continue reading Creativity and Neuroscience: Concepts & Communication
Join us for our first workshop-style evening delving further into creativity in neuroscience and neuroscience in art We kick off at 6 pm with Craig Garner speaking about creativity in neuroscience. Afterwards, we will have a speedy date session to pick the brains of our sci-artist friends and connect this awesome community further. Last but not least, … Continue reading Minds & Microscopes: creativity and neuroscience workshop and meetup