29. Science and Art
The New Wave of Creativity in Science & Art.
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The Conference will be based on the "neuro-evolution" pushing scientist and artists for new modes of scientific and aesthetic expression of space/time.

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New aesthetic expression of Art and new modes of structuring Science, in the telematic systems era, improve a paradigm shift in cultural and emotional relationships of space/time.

Riken Brain Science Institute

Neuro-evolution phenomena

Through the course of evolution, the brain has undergone considerable changes. Mammal brains have developed sophisticated adaptation to environment while human increased thinking capacity becoming able to active creativity improving a great impact on the natural evolution.
The evolution of man in respect to apes is essentially a consequence of the brain structural modification of neocortex that permit to express higher forms of communication; so that humanity open the opportunity through numerous types of scientific cognition and artistic expressivity.
Today the creativity becoming the focus of the effort to understand the development of our society through of innovation on science and art, looking to advance as came in the shining age of Florentine Renaissance.
As a matter of facts the technological change of ITC communication, act as a new impulse to the cognitive and aesthetic functions, in a way that the human brain is becoming a working in progress to enhance new forms of creativity. This is confirmed by various studies of functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (f.MRI), that in vivo scans show higher oxygen levels works in active fields of brain. Brain technology today is able to see that the speed of multimedia communication of people working in internet, really stimulate rapidly neural activation patterns and therefore this could potentially enhance brain creativity .
Neurons activities critically depend on mitochondrial function to establish how to execute the complex processes of producing the oxygenated metabolic function that produces bio-energy in the form of ATP, controlling in that way the neurotransmission and plasticity of the brain. In fact, the brain consumes 20% of the oxygen transported from blood; therefore, the neurons are filled with mitochondrial organelles that activate the breathing at molecular level.
From those quite recent knowledge we understand that creativity has a crucial point in finding a detailed description of the interactions in the brain among , mitochondrial function, energy metabolism, and neuronal activity. In fact, the mitochondrion is a bacterial like organelle, highly specialized, as anhard-driven oxidizer of metabolites in cell's metabolism; so that without mitochondria each cell easily dead.(1) Therefore studies of Mitochondrial DNA (mt-DNA) variation, could be extremely important in human evolution to understand the basis of the selective advantage of human communication and its variations in permitting an more conscious enhancement of the growth of the expression of human creativity in science and art.
The mt-DNA in humans containing 37 genes , is inherited, both for man and females children, only from the mother; so that the mt-DNA mutation rate in human depends by the evolution of female germline cells , and this fact can be associated hypothetically with the evolution of the right hemisphere dominance in non verbal imagery functions of intuitive and visual thinking domains.(2)

The Great Story

Therefore Neuroscience techniques of f.MRI nowadays allow us to look inside the human brain so that it become possible to speculate about the evolving brain creativity in science and art starting from such data and some scientific hypotheses.

Human Brain representation through functional
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (f.RMI)


Mitochondria and epigenesis: In eukaryotes, mitochondrial DNA activity ( mtDNA) controls ATP oxygenated production, and other redox state of metabolic living functions of the cells, till the apoptosis, thereby establishing effective parameters governing the transduction of biochemical signals that regulate nuclear gene expression (nDNA) though metabolic functioning. As a matter of facts like a clock "mt.DNA & n.DNA" are working in synergy activating a regulative impacts on a complex developmental gene regulation in relation to nutrition and the response of genes, recently studied by Nutrigenomics. (3)
Knowing that the sequence variation of human genes between individuals is low compared with that in apes or other living system in nature, became highly important the epigenetic function of the mt.DNA regulation connecting metabolites to nuclear chromosomes expression. Hence the future role of the emerging field of Nutrigenomics would explore new frontiers that link the metabolic epiphenomenon with the developmental flow of genetic information that combines gene expression to food metabolites, using post-genomic related technologies. (4)
In particular interactions between mitochondrial function, energy metabolism, and neuronal activity is crucial for the EGOCREANET ON-NS&A research about the complex relationships that link the Neuro-evolution phenomena to the development of intuitive thinking and visual imagery as the basis of creativity. (5)

Contemporary Science & Art confrontation in renewing the conceptualization and perception of Space/time ralationships.


Neuro-evolution phenomenon are leading the thinking brain development so that Science and Art Creativity are the subjective imagined reality embodied in the objective biological structure. Conceptual indicators emerging from the neuro-evolution of brain is the essential developmental role of a growing conscious description both in science and art about the relationships between space and time.(6), (7)
In fact the move from an objective classical representation of space and time, versus the relative representation of space-time, in recent years is affirmed embodying the observation mental states coming from f.MRI brain technology, in this way the science and art developmental integration consciously recompose the reductive splitting between the object and subject going forward an holistic representation in art & science entanglement. (8)

Open Network for New Science & Art

In conclusion, the development of alternative ways to perceive and to conceive space-time is a result that put a bridge from the brain evolution to the contemporary progress of digital creative research, oriented towards the exploration of virtual architectures representing a shared coherence among Scienc/p>


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