Mirror neurons, art and dance

The third session of Langarts seminar related to “Art and bodily experience” will take place at
Maison des Sciences de l’Homme
54 bd Raspail, Paris
room  B1-18.
from 10 am to 1 pm.
It will welcome
10.15-11.15 :
John Onians, author of Neuroarthistory, From Aristotle and Pliny to Baxandall and Zeki (Yale University Press, 2008), who will present The power of the Discobolus. Neuroscience and the history of Greek Sculpture”

11.45-12.45 :

Denis Plassard, a dancer in Lyon, and designer of an audioguide for the Museum of Fine Arts in Lyon to dance in front of the works and Sophie Onimus-Carrias, head of the cultural department at Musée des Beaux-arts in Lyon will discuss ” visitors’reaction in front of works enticing movement and the role of the audioguide”.

Musée des Beaux-arts de Lyon- Audioguide-choregraphique-Denis-Plassard_Muriel Chaulet
Musée des Beaux-arts de Lyon- audioguide-choregraphique-Denis-Plassard_Muriel Chaulet

The talk will be in French. All welcome.

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