In Dialogue with Art and Drugs @ PAM

Jeff Leake and Bill Griesar presented a two hour workshop on art, drugs and the visual brain at the Portland Art Museum on Sunday, as part of the “In Dialogue” series associated with the “Seeing Nature” exhibit, which runs through January 10, 2016…

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Here are the slides from the talk, which covered the various hallucinogens (including mescaline, psilocybin, DMT and LSD), where they act in the brain, and how drug action may relate to perceived perceptual and cognitive effects…

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The lecture also delved into how many artists have intuitively manipulated these same brain networks to engage, motivate and move viewers…

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SEEING NATURE: OCTOBER 10, 2015 – JANUARY 10, 2016

 

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