What are the root properties of visual knowledge? What are the neural mechanisms for interpreting sensory data? What exactly is the brain looking for when it looks at something? Michael Tarr, cognitive neuroscientist and co-director of Carnegie Mellon University’s Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, speaks with visual artist Benjamin Tiven about the brain's visual vocabulary.
A recording of a performance marking the release of Corrected Slogans: Reading and Writing Conceptualism, by actor Jim Fletcher with Lakpa Bhutia, Alex Delinois, Sam Frank, Jordan Lord, and Ariana Reines.Listen »