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Arnolfini - est 1961

This is an archive post.

This is an archive post. For more information about the upcoming exhibition 5Hz: Emma Smith see here

Ever wondered what your brain looks like when listening to music? Then come join us for the last session of Emma Smith’s live brain-scanning laboratory.

Come along and be involved in the research that will shape the 5Hz exhibition, taking place throughout Arnolfini next March.

5Hz is a project that explores the power of the voice to connect us to one another. By developing a new language for social bonding, 5Hz imagines how we might sound had we prioritised human connection over the communication of explicit information in our development.

The work will be developed through research experiments in which participants listen to a series of vocal samples and provide feedback whilst wearing electroencephalographic (EEG) equipment. This EEG scanning involves wearing a portable brain recording device while listening to the vocals so that we can monitor and record your brain’s response to these sounds.

Your involvement in the workshop will contribute invaluable research data to the project to find a new language for social bonding. The sessions are both on Tuesday 7 October 11am-1.30pm and 2.30pm-5pm and you can choose your preference.

You can also read more about the project and workshops.

If you are interested to attend and be involved in this work, please email and include your preferred session time.

Please note, you must be a native English speaker to take part in the live laboratory. If you would like to attend the workshop as a viewer, please let us know and we may be able to arrange a space for you to sit in and witness the work.

If you are aged 18 to 25 years, you can take part in this electroencephalographic (EEG) scanning.