talks

INVITED LECTURES

Studying expectations, hypes & imaginaries. AI & Art. Guest lecture for the MA course “Art & Life Sciences,” Leiden University, April 2021

“The Riddle of the Radiobrain: Haunted data of past and present EEG-research,” Enough Room for Space, Brussels, February 2020

“The interface is the (art) work: EEG-feedback and the rise of real-time brainmedia (1964-1977), Forum for History and Theory of Psychology, University of Groningen, May 2019

“Brainwave broadcasting & the Radio Sense,” Radiophonic Spaces conference, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, November 2018, https://www.hkw.de/en/app/mediathek/video/68750

“De verbeelding van het brein: live in de hersenen,” Pelerin Lezing, Maastricht University Hospital, May 2018

“Brainwaves and neuroculture. Would the buddha wear a walkman?,” Rietveld Studium Generale, Amsterdam, Maart 2017

“Blue brains, glass brains, plexi-brains, visual languages of neuroscience,” History of Science colloquium, ETH Zurich, November 2016

“Technokittens & Brainbow mice, negotiating new neural imaginaries,” Rietveld Studium Generale, February 2016

“‘Kinematografie der Neurologie’: the invention of section cinematography in the early twentieth century,” invited presentation at the lab meeting of the Jeff Lichtman Lab for neurobiology, Harvard University, 2014

“Cinema as Mind,” EYE, Film Institute, Amsterdam, 2013 “Expansion and Immersion: Metaphors of the Mind and the World,” Rietveld Studium Generale, 2013

“The brain as a work of art,” SPUI 25 Academic Center for Debate, University of Amsterdam, 2013

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS, INVITED PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Introduction & moderation for Masterclass “Film & Brain, InScience Film Festival, November 2020

Responsible Artificial Intelligence & Clinical Decision Making, introduction to a new research project, UCM research day, November 2020

“Madness is a Strange Colour” (second iteration) Invited presentation to Lorentz seminar, lecture performance together with Antye Guenther, Leiden University, Neurogenderings network meeting #5, March 2020

Invited panel discussant at ASCA25 summit, panel on ASCA’s role in expanding opportunities for artistic research, September 2019

“Performing Patterns: investigating art-science collaboration at the Maastricht Brain Stimulation and Cognition Group,” BIAS in AI & Neuroscience conference, Radboud University Nijmegen, June 2019

“Arts & Health research in the Netherlands,” invited contribution to KNAW expert meeting on Medical Humanities, EYE film museum, June 2019

Invited respondent for a lecture by NIAS visiting artist Ana-Maria Gomez Lopez, NIAS, Netherlands Institute of Advanced Studies, Amsterdam, May 2019

Invited respondent, panel “Neural Synthesis” on the work of artist Guy Ben-Ary, Today’s Art Festival, Den Haag, September 2019

“New directions in art-science,” opening and chair for a panel in the seminar Brain-Culture Interfaces, Neurocultures research group, University of Amsterdam, February 2019

“Madness is a Strange Colour,” Lecture performance together with Antye Guenther, Dutch Society for the History of Neuroscience, Boerhaave Museum, Leiden, November 2018

Invited respondent for closing panel, “Doing Artistic Research: A Collaboratory symposium on artistic research practices,” Research Centre for Arts, Autonomy, and the Public Sphere Faculty of Arts, Zuyd Hogeschool Maastricht, March 2018

“Neuroculture, art & science,” presentation at the Mingler Live event, Koninklijke Academie van Wetenschappen, February 2018

“Dark Media & White Magic, Analyzing Brainwave Artworks as Public Experiments,” Worlding the Brain Conference, November 2017 (part of key note opening panel)

“Dynamic displays for dynamic brains: the illuminated brain model from Vienna,” Society for Cinema and Mediastudies Conference, Chicago, February 2017 (part of a panel on “Seeing Seeing, the Media of Human Perception”)

“The brain a-live in 1950s science television broadcasts,” Research School for Mediastudies, Seminar on ‘liveness’, University of Amsterdam, December 2016

“Building a Glass Brain in Vienna: the first Luminous Brain Model of 1931,” ISHN conference, June 2016 (nominated for best graduate student paper international ISHN award)

Invited respondent, panel on “The Damagomi Project” on the work of artist Floris Schönfeld, Galerie West, Den Haag, February 2015

“Glowing Matters, or, how to exhibit brain science,” European Association of Museums of the History of Medical Sciences Congress biennial meeting, London, September 2014

“The Brain Monster of 1959, visual thinking about thinking” 4th International Illustration Conference, Oxford University and Museum & Pitts Rivers Museum, November 2013

Invited respondent to the work of artist Robin Waart, exhibition 101112, Frankendael Foundation, November 2012

“The Art Historian of Contemporary Art,” Annual ASCA international workshop “Articulations,” March 2010