Anton Burdakov

Seeing with Eyes Closed;
art and neuroscience in dialogue

2011
Symposium, exhibition and publication organised by AoN, a platform for art and neuroscience, at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, on the occasion of the 54th Venice Art Biennale.
Initiated by Alexander Abbushi, Ivana Franke and Ida Mommenejad, with installation by Ivana Franke.
Curated by Elena Agudio and Anton Burdakov.

The project explored the visual experience of flowing images induced by stroboscopic light behind closed eyes, combining artistic and scientific approaches to examining the nature of perceptual reality.

Symposium on 2 June 2011, with contributions from Moran Cerf, Olafur Eliasson, Ivana Franke, Vittorio Gallese, Carl Michael von Hausswolff, Ida Mommenejad, Raqs Media Collective and Semir Zeki.

Publication with contributions from Alexander Abbushi, Elena Agudio, Anton Burdakov, Jimena Canales, Moran Cerf, Olafur Eliasson, Ivana Franke, Vittorio Gallese, Carl Michael von Hausswolff, Daniel Margulies, Markus Miessen, Ida Mommenejad, Tammo Prinz, Raqs Media Collective, Ulrich W. Thomale and Semir Zeki. Editors: Elena Agudio, Anton Burdakov, Ivana Franke and Daniel Margulies.