Past Event

Matteo Farinella – The Senses: Conversation and Book Launch

October 2, 2017
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Caveat, 21 A Clinton St., New York, NY

Caveat will host the launch of The Senses, an immersive ride through the body’s five senses combining the most up to date scientific research with the visual inventiveness of the graphic novel format. Step into the world of the senses… meet the four mechanoreceptors of touch, examine our taste buds up close, discover the link between smells and memories, and learn how optical illusions trick the cells in our eyes into seeing things that aren’t there.

Doors open at 7:30pm.  Free and open to the public, but must be over 21 to enter.

Matteo Farinella received a PhD in neuroscience from University College London in 2013. Since then he has been combining his scientific expertise with a life-long passion for drawing, producing educational comics, illustrations and animations. He is the author of Neurocomic (Nobrow 2013) published with the support of the Wellcome Trust, Cervellopoli (Editoriale Scienza 2017) and The Senses (Nobrow 2017).  He is currently a Presidential Scholar in Society and Neuroscience at Columbia University.