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Symposium: A Brew of Art/ Science/ Philosophy

26 Mar 2017

Event times

19:00 - 22:00

Cost of entry

£7

New River Studios

London
United Kingdom, United Kingdom

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Symposium: A Brew of Art/ Science/ Philosophy will bring you through a journey of talks diving into sensations and perceptions. Beginning with a talk by Neuroscientist Carles Bosch, followed by Philosopher Jack Davis, ending with movement artist Amy Toner whose inspirations are taste and scents.

About

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
Amy Toner is 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.

Curators

Candy Choi

Taking part

Young Blood Initiative

Young Blood Initiative

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