Thursday 31 May 2012, 19.00-20.30
The plastic bag floating in the wind is the
quintessential abandoned object, but when put into a theatrical
frame it has the power to captivate the viewer. Nenagh Watson
coined the term 'ephemeral animation' to describe this animation of
debris by natural elements. But how is it possible for these
objects to convey feelings to an audience?
From a neuroscience perspective, our
perception is highly tuned into the interaction of objects. When
two or three objects interact with each other, our brain naturally
This event will include demonstration as
well as discussion.
Nenagh Watson, puppeteer and AHRC
funded Creative Research Fellow, hosted by Central School of Speech
Frank E Pollick, Professor, Psychology,
University of Glasgow.
This event is FREE.
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Image: CSSD student, Irena Stratieva photographed by Isabella