Spring 2019

Past Events

February 28, 2019


The Katharina Otto-Bernstein Screening Room
Lenfest Center for the Arts
615 W. 129 St.
New York, NY 10027


A pheromone circuit in the brain of Drosophila (the fruit fly). These circuits help the brain process scents coming from the outside world (Credit: Axel Lab/Columbia's Zuckerman institute)

Richard Axel, Neuroscience, and Sarah Sze, Visual Arts / Alan Kanzer Artist-in-Residence at the Zuckerman Institute, discussed the construction of reality in the first of a new series of conversations between artists and neuroscientists on the Manhattanville campus.


Moderated by Carol Becker, School of the Arts, and Rui Costa, Neuroscience.


Co-presented by the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute


Watch the event below: