Artistic Brain: A Complex Nonlinear System as Advanced Neuroesthetic Research
Jongcheon Shin and Joonsung Yoon / Korea
Department of Digital Media in Graduate School of Soongsil University, Tianjin Normal University, China/Global School of Media in Soongsil University, Korea
This paper explores brain systems that neuroesthetics and brainwave art have experimented with, in order to consider a complex nonlinear system of a brain in terms of art, science and technology. Semir Zeki created a field of neuroesthetics by trying to study the relationship between art, aesthetics and brain through fMRI technology. Since then, neuroesthetics has attracted the attentions of cognitive neuroscientists and elicited the vigorous discussions of estheticians and artists. Nevertheless, recently neuroesthetics confronts lots of criticisms and skepticisms.