Category Archives: TED Talks & Lectures
Marcos Lutyens and I built an interactive tactile sculpture at the Building Bridges Art Exchange as part of a symposium by the International Association of Synesthetes, Artists, and Scientists, in conjunction with UCLA’s Art|Sci Gallery. Continue reading
In January, I gave the keynote lecture opening “The Color of Emotion in Art,” or COLORI, at Turin’s Civic Gallery of Modern Art, GAM, and Castello di Rivoli museum. Continue reading
What draws people to abstract art? Why are paintings of Campbell’s soup cans worth millions of dollars? Next week I’ll be speaking at the 14th Istanbul Biennial on relations between art and neuroscience, metaphoric thinking and embodied perception. A book … Continue reading
May 27, 10 a.m. at the Wednesday Morning Group, Cedar Lane Unitarian Church, 9601 Cedar Lane, Bethesda MD, 20814. Richard E. Cytowic, MD, MFA speaks about the crossed–senses of synesthesia, how it relates to creativity, and the challenge it poses … Continue reading
An animated TED-ed lesson about synesthesia, the involuntary coupling of the senses that occurs in 1 in 90 people.
Cytowic on Synesthesia at the Hirshhorn Pt I 9:25 minutes (You Tube) Richard E. Cytowic, M.D. talks about synesthesia at the Hirshhorn museum in Washington D.C.
PBS Excerpt with Richard Cytowic and Richard Frakowiak Drs. Cytowic and Frakowiak on Synesthesia 9:30 minutes (You Tube) A documentary on sight and sound. This clip discusses their fusion in the fascinating phenomenon of synesthesia.
How Synesthesia Speaks to Creativity Library of Congress Music and the Brain lecture-concert series October 30, 2009 Running time: 61 minutes (You Tube) “Neurologist Richard Cytowic rediscovered the involuntary joining of different senses in 1980 and returned it to the … Continue reading