Magical Contamination is a visual archive of the magic of mold.
Trying to introduce the study of the brain to a bunch of students, I said: “If everything we needed to know the brain about a mile … how far have we walked in this mile?” I got answers [like] 3/4 of a mile… half a mile… quarter mile. And I said, “I think about 3 inches.”
When it comes to the nervous system, there are a large number of diseases where the only real sign that there’s something wrong is the outward manifestation of the disease — the person is acting crazy, or they don’t seem to learn very well, or their movements are disordered in some way. But if you look at the brain with most of the techniques we have, there’s nothing to see.
You’ve gotta see the wires — just have to see where they come from, where they go, what they connect with…
National Geographic looks at the wiring of the brain in exquisite 3D renderings of every synapse, exploring how parts of the brain communicate with each other and animate us.
Spring–Summer 1999, Comme des Garçons
October 1998, Paris
Paris Collection Individuals, 1998–––1999––– Nakako Hayashi, Little More
Musicians around the world visualize notation in wonderfully unusual ways to celebrate John Cage, who would’ve been 101 today.
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