Art, Technology, and Neurons : Short Wave A new exhibit in Washington, DC, mixes science and technology for an immersive art experience — taking visitors not to a distant land, but into their brains. This installation is a partnership between the Society for Neuroscience and technology-based art space, ARTECHOUSE. Producer Thomas Lu talks to neuroscientist John Morrison and chief creative officer Sandro Kereselidze about the "Life of a Neuron."

You can follow Thomas on Twitter @ThomasUyLu. Email us at ShortWave@NPR.org.

Experiencing The Emergence, Life And Death of A Neuron

Experiencing The Emergence, Life And Death of A Neuron

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A young girl in a yellow dress is standing in the middle of a large gallery space at ARTECHOUSE in Washington, DC. There's an image of a neuron projected onto her, the walls, and the ground. ARTECHOUSE Team hide caption

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A young girl in a yellow dress is standing in the middle of a large gallery space at ARTECHOUSE in Washington, DC. There's an image of a neuron projected onto her, the walls, and the ground.

ARTECHOUSE Team

A new exhibit in Washington, DC, mixes science and technology for an immersive art experience — taking visitors not to a distant land, but into their brains. This installation is a partnership between the Society for Neuroscience and technology-based art space, ARTECHOUSE. Producer Thomas Lu talks to neuroscientist John Morrison and chief creative officer Sandro Kereselidze about the "Life of a Neuron."

ARTECHOUSE Team
A woman is standing in the center of a big gallery space with projections of neurons. There are projectors hanging from the ceiling.
ARTECHOUSE Team

You can follow Thomas on Twitter @ThomasUyLu. Email us at ShortWave@NPR.org.

This episode was reported and produced by Thomas Lu, edited by Gisele Grayson, and fact-checked by Margaret Cirino. The audio engineer for this episode was Gilly Moon.