ARTECHOUSE ‘Life of a Neuron’ opens in Washington DC – NBC4 Washington


Using decades of data and neuroscience research, ARTECHOUSE has developed an interactive art exhibit exploring the complexity of the human mind.

This revolutionary collaboration between artists and scientists is the first immersive exploration of the brain through art based on technology. It allows anyone to experience the “life of a neuron”.

Neurons are cells in the nervous system responsible for transmitting information to other nerve cells, glandular cells, and muscles throughout the body. The exhibition presents in a visual and interactive way their complexity and their role through digital art.

Photos: Interactive art exhibit shows mysteries of the human mind in southwestern DC

The self-guided exhibition first captivates you in the main hall. A 20-minute video broadcast throughout the room allows you to visually and audibly discover the life cycle of a neuron.

The side rooms of the exhibit explore the anatomy of addiction in the brain, whether due to caffeine, alcohol, drugs or technology. Visitors can also see how the brain responds to stress and social media.

Some of the main features included in the exhibit are a kinetic sculpture that analyzes and reacts to audience stress levels, a real-time simulation showing the light path of our eyes, and a cocktail bar displaying the impact of certain ingredients. on our thinking.

The fully science-based art exhibition will run from September 27 to November 28. It is open to the public 7 days a week and tickets can be purchased. in line.


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