Published Feb 23, 2015 11:09 AM
No, this is not an alien dinner party. It is UCLA Art|Sci Center Director Victoria Vesna and collaborators exploring music’s effect on the physical world. This is “Octopus Brainstorming,” an attempt to synch brain waves via Vesna’s octopus crowns. Projected behind her, the brain-wave visualizer received data from Bruin neuroscientist Don Vaughn’s EEG, while sound artists provided accompaniment.