Brain activity is observed starting from the electrical and biochemical signaling within neurons dendritic arbors that form our thoughts. Going beyond them, her work suggests to experience the mind as an instrument of transcendence. Hemispheres is dedicated to the mind and the dendritic shapes that form thoughts. It has been developed in collaboration with the Higley Lab Program in Cellular Neuroscience of the Yale School of Medicine, New York.
Serena Scapagnini was born in 1983 in Rome, Italy. She graduated in Semiotics and History of Religion at La Sapienza Univesity, Rome and she began her art education in Paris (Paris VIII) and then New York, where she studied at the School of Visual Arts.