Sivu, a UK based musician, laid in an MRI scanner while repeatedly singing his song “Better Man Than He” for 2-3 hours. The real-time MRI footage shows the sagittal section of Sivu’s head as his mouth and tongue move to each word. The video also shows the coronal passage and 3D volume rendering of his head.
Damon Albarn (of Blur and Gorillaz) released the music video Everyday Robots. The video, directed by Aitor Throup, uses cranial scans of Albarn’s skull as a canvas for a CGI artist to paint on and create a unique digital portrait of Albarn.
Philadelphia neuroscientist-turned-artist Greg Dunn paints elegant metallic neurons from memory. After earning his Ph.D. in Neuroscience at University of Pennsylvania, Dunn now devotes his time to painting, merging his passions for neuroanatomy and Asian art.
New York City artist, Jordan Eagles, sometimes referred to as the “blood artist” has been using blood procured from a slaughterhouse as his primary medium for over a decade. Eagles manipulates the blood through layering, heating, burning, aging, and sometimes mixing with copper to spark the flow of energy once present. Preserved and encased in plexiglass and UV resin, the “works becomes relics of that which was once living, embodying transformation, regeneration and an allegory of death to life.” When […]
Portland-based sculptor, Eric Franklin constructs an anatomical study of the human body considering the mind and body as one entity out of flame-worked borosilicate glass filled with ionized krypton, causing it to glow like a neon light. Embodiment, handcrafted out of 10 separate glass units, took Franklin over 1,000 hours to produce in a two-year span. Franklin’s description of the painstaking process: Every glass seal has to be perfect, and this piece contains hundreds. Everywhere one tube joins another, or […]
Born in London and grew up in Melbourne, Australia, Sophie Kahn trained as a photographer and later expanded her study to animation, 3d imaging and digital sculpture. Sophie’s work engages the role of the image in the expanded field of post-photographic imaging. Her creative use of the novel technology of 3d scanning and 3d printing to capture the living body produces a fragility that exists between that of the living in constant flux and the mortuary stillness. Sophie has also […]