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Even the Art Is All About the Brain at New Institute

Science in the City Event Picture  in Q1-2, 2019. Page 5. ellipse presentation with speaker giving a talk, with Gappa light

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David Gappa’s “Introspection” has been described as a visible interpretation of the communication between nerves. Commissioned for the new Brain Performance Institute, the glass neuron installation is an artistic statement in the interior of the 62,000-square-foot building that was officially opened in October. The 5,300-pound illuminated glass installation depicts the electric impulses that pass between nerve cells. The piece includes 175 LED-illuminated glass spires and 1,050 hand-blown glass spheres.Read the full story at the UT Dallas Magazine  

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