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What Your Eyes Tell Your Brain About Art
What Your Eyes Tell Your Brain About Art Thursday, June 21, 2018

The title and contents of this talk have been inspired by a very influential research article. It is one of the most cited scientific papers of all time, published in 1959 by a team of neurophysiologists and engineers, Lettvin, McCulloch and Pitts who are considered to be the founders of modern cybernetics. Their article,...

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Kaboom! Stories of Unusual Heroes Told by Putignano's Graphic Novels
Kaboom! Stories of Unusual Heroes Told by Putignano's Graphic Novels Friday, June 29, 2018

Not all superheroes wear capes. From the story of the terrible events that unfolded in the Pian d'Albero massacre, all the way to Shackleton's journey, flipping through the weekly strips that bring smiles to our faces and relate to everyday life, artist and designer Pierpaolo Putignano uses comics to tell stories of ordinary...

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Metropolitan Angels | Giovanni Pulze
Metropolitan Angels | Giovanni PulzeThursday, July 19, 2018 → Friday, August 24, 2018

The individualism of our society, favored by modern social networks and technological devices, and by the every-day stress of a life made of noises, commotion and distractions, prevents people from interrelating and communicating with each other, and from experiencing the positive energy concealed in each of us. This is...

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