Seminar

Our 2015 speakers were: Amy Robinson, Isabela Granic, Caspar Sonnen, Robin de Lange, & Rianne Blom and Collin Turbyne.

A copy of the 2015 seminar program can be downloaded here

A pdf of the 2015 submissions and descriptions can be found here.

Competition 2015

The Art of Neuroscience Jury 2015 has decided to award one winner for the images and videos categories combined with the 500 euro prize. Five honourable mentions each receive a prize of 100 euros.

Winner

Jean-Christophe Billeter, "Choosey Female", University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Honourable Mentions

  • Janneke van Leeuwen, "Cable Rooms (1-5)", Independent artist.
  • Fransesca Farina, "Tribute to the Father of Modern Neuroscience", Maynooth University, Ireland.
  • Gautam Agarwal, "Fabricated rhythm", Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme, Lisbon, Portugal & Nick Lally, Dept. of Geography, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA.
  • Roberto Toro, "Arcuate fasciculus unfolded", Institut Pasteur, Paris, France.
  • Oscar Seira Oriach, "Fall Landscape", Blusson Spinal Cord Center, Vancouver, Canada.

  • "Cable Rooms (1/5)", by Janneke van Leeuwen, independent artist.
  • "Cable Rooms (2/5)", by Janneke van Leeuwen, independent artist.
  • "Cable Rooms (3/5)", by Janneke van Leeuwen, independent artist.
  • "Cable Rooms (4/5)", by Janneke van Leeuwen, independent artist.
  • "Cable Rooms (4/5)", by Janneke van Leeuwen, independent artist.
  • "Tribute to the Father of Modern Neuroscience", by Francesca Farina, Maymooth University, Ireland
  • "Fabricated rhythm", by Gautam Agarwal, Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme, Lisbon, Portugal & Nick Lally, Dept. of Geography, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
  • "Arcuate fasciculus unfolded", by Roberto Toro, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
  • "Fall Landscape", by Oscar Seira Oriach, Blusson Spinal Cord Center, Vancouver, Canada

Other submissions

This is a selection of the other submissions. A compilation of all submissions with links to the movies can be found here.

  • "Spider microglia under autophagy", Claudio Bussi Univesidad Nacionale Cordoba, Argentina
  • "Mohawks of the Mind", by Srivas Chennu, Cambridge University, UK
  • "From the looks of it", by Bonnie Cutts
  • "Paul Klee’s retina", by Albert Folch, University of Washington, USA
  • "Aesthetic Architecture", by Mustafa S. Hamada, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, The Netherlands
  • "Microglia: the chameleon cells", by Maria H. Madeira, Faculty of Medicine of the University of Coimbra, Portugal
  • "Cell Carpet" by Amy Robinson, EyeWire / Princeton, USA
  • "Discovery", by Jacinta Specht, University of Calgary, Canada
  • "TULIP under a bell jar", by Beatrice Bedussi & Erik NTP Bakker, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • "Projecting into the darkness", by Adam Bleckert and Rachel OL Wong University of Washington, Seattle WA, USA
  • "Dendritic sampling of visual space", by Adam Bleckert and Rachel OL Wong University of Washington, Seattle WA, USA
  • "Sunrise", by Gabriel Girard, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada
  • "The Differentiated Neuronal Eye", by Edinson Lucumi, Luxembourg Center for Systems Biomedicine, Luxemburg
  • "First Touch", by Prisca Leferink, Stem cell lab, Pediatrics department, VUmc, The Netherlands
  • "Slicing the Connectome", by Alfred Anwander, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Germany
  • "Hummingbirds", by Christopher Steele, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Germany
  • "What van Gogh never saw", by Arne Battefeld, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, The Netherlands
  • "The hidden wiring of our brain", by Marius de Groot, Erasmus MC, The Netherlands

ZonMW was our lead sponsor of the Art of Neuroscience 2015 event. We also would like to thank our other sponsors for their significant contributions: the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), Eye Film Institute, Springer Neuroscience, LaVision BioTec, The Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, and Brein in Beeld.

2015 seminar

This year's seminar will have as theme:

Neuroscience & Gaming

Entrance is free, but please register here. The seminar will take place on Tuesday March 24th at the Eye Film institute in Amsterdam starting at 14:00. The full program can be downloaded as pdf: here

Our speakers will be:

  • Amy Robinson, EyeWire Princeton / MIT.
    EyeWire: A Game to Map the Brain
  • Isabela Granic, Radboud University, The Play Nice Institute.
    The Science and Art of Neurofeedback Games Built for Emotional Change
  • Caspar Sonnen, IDFA DocLab.
    Robots, Virtual Non-fiction, and Emotional Balloons
  • Robin de Lange, Leiden University, Hack the Brain.
    Brainstorm
  • Rianne Blom and Collin Turbyne, AMC.
    From Reality to Virtual Reality and the Case of an Alienated Limb


2015 competition

Current status: no longer accepting submissions.

"Space and Time". Depiction of a section of the Hippocampus. Winning entry category Images 2013, by Annelene Dahl.