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First Art Exchanges Exhibition


CosmoCaixa, Barcelona Science Museum of La Caixa Foundation, International Brain Research Organization and Spanish Council for Scientific Research

An exhibition of artistic images representing important concepts and discoveries Neuroscience.

Over 50 works of art will be selected for their aesthetic appeal and their scientific significance. In addition, virtual reality computer presentations will also be considered. The author of the most outstanding work will be awarded a prize of $ 7,000 sponsored.

The exhibition will be presented first in Barcelona, as a special event to celebrate the 100 th anniversary of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine awarded to Santiago Ramony Cajal in 1906, jointly with Camillo Golgi, for their efforts in the field of the Neurosciences.

The exhibition will be permanent, but will also tour other cities in Spain and around the world supervised by CosmoCaixa, Barcelona Science Museum of La Caixa Foundation.

For more information how to submit works of Art Exchanges for the competition

Contact Michael Dorison ( MD@art-exchanges.com ) or Kevin Federar (KF@art-exchanges.com)

Figure: Sculture representing a cortical column. CosmoCaixa, Barcelona Science Museum of La Caixa Foundation.


Scientists will compete to display their most insightful, poignant and artistic images they have captured during their research. This is a unique occasion to reveal to the public, through the magnifience of art, how the brain works. The exhibition forms part of the continuing effort by the CosmoCaixa, Barcelona Science Museum of La Caixa Foundation, International Brain Research Organization and Spanish Council for Scientific Research to provide quality artistic and educational resources related to Neurosciences. The exhibition will contain about 50 works selected for both their aesthetic appeal and their scientific significance. In addition, virtual reality computer presentations will be also considered. The exhibition will be presented first in Barcelona, as a special event to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine awarded to Santiago Ramón y Cajal in 1906, jointly with Camillo Golgi, for their efforts in the field of the Neurosciences. The exhibition will be permanent, but will also tour other cities in Spain and around the world supervised by CosmoCaixa, Barcelona Science Museum of La Caixa Foundation.