Thinking with Art

Activity: Academic talk or presentation typesInvited talk


Thinking with Art: Emotion, Memory, and the Body Symposium
The mind is often thought of as equivalent to the brain: but it is just not as simple as that! This symposium explores, how do the art(s) change our feelings, minds, and bodies? The event includes a visiting talk by Dr Miranda Anderson, University of Edinburgh, titled "Fission Fusion Imagination, Memory and Aesthetics", and a presentation on "Trauma Narratives in Contemporary Feminist Video Art" by Dr Yasemin Hacioglu, Volda University College. The talks will introduce cognitive and narrative theory approaches to exploring culture. After the presentations, we plan for an open discussion about these topics, and welcome participants to discuss their own work in relation to these topics. The seminar is open to all, and is funded and organised by the interdisciplinary research group Volda MEDVITSFORUM / Consciousness and Cognition.
Period23 Nov 2023
Event titleThinking with Art: Emotion, Memory and the Body Symposium
Event typeSymposium
LocationVolda, NorwayShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • Fission-Fusion
  • fission-fusion cognition
  • art
  • imagination
  • memory
  • aesthetics
  • ethics
  • distributed cognition
  • literature