UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES, SYDNEY – APPLICATIONS FOR UNSW PHD SCIENTIA SCHOLARSHIPS INVITED

EMBODIED VISUAL PERCEPTION IN ART GALLERIES AND MUSEUMS: A PHD PROJECT JOINTLY SUPERVISED BY RESEARCHERS IN UNSW ART & DESIGN and UNSW PSYCHOLOGY   Using diagnostic and interactive desktop- and head-mounted mobile eye tracking technologies to record and analyse the situated, embodied experience of visual aesthetics/visitor experience in art galleries and museums, this project will make […]

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Upcoming conference: ‘Art and the Brain’

Art and the Brain: How Imagery Makes Us Human McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge 7th-8th December 2015   The Art and the Brain conference aims to encourage an interdisciplinary discussion between archaeologists, neurophysiologists and artists to develop current understandings and interpretations of non-verbal communication and the development of art in prehistory. Recent […]

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2nd Conference on Aesthetics and the Embodied Mind

Call for Papers   Pragmatist and embodied approaches to aesthetics consider aesthetics to be the study of everything that goes into the human capacity to make and experience the bodily pre-linguistic cognitive, emotional and sensory-perceptual conditions of meaning constitution having its origins in the organic activities of living creatures and in their organism-environment transactions. The 2nd conference […]

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