The Neuron Chamber is an interactive, electro-kienetic sculpture that intuitively communicates the form and function of brain cells called neurons. When active, neurons create our rich mental world by generating electrical impulses, called action potentials, which travel their length. The Neuron Chamber is a mysterious observation tank that invites participants to activate three organic neuron sculptures, each responding with visible, 9000 volt electrical arcs that travel its length. In doing so, participants develop an intuition about how neurons work.
Lead Artists: Alan Rorie, David Shulman, Ben Carpenter, Jo Slota