Richard Gregory Memorial Lecture
Professor Richard Gregory CBE FRS FRSE (1923 - 2010) was a British psychologist, polymath and Professor of Neuropsychology at the University of Bristol.
Richard was a great interdisciplinary thinker and an inspiration behind the formation of Bristol Vision Institute. These lectures are held in his memory.
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Exploring the Edges of Perception
Tuesday 13 November, 6pm
Luke’s first artwork “Retinal Memory Volume” was inspired by Richard Gregory’s book “Eye and Brain”. During the lecture, he will talk through the principles and inspiration behind many of his artworks (including the current installation at the Botanic Garden, The Impossible Garden). Visual illusions and the exploration of visual perception continue to be a part of Luke’s practice and he will share photos, films and tell stories about his artworks, some of which have never been made public before.
17 December 2009 - The Bristol Vision Institute Symposium
Key research areas:
Computational Models of Biological Vision
Aesthetics: Form meets Function
Ian Christie, Birkbeck College, London
What do we see in films?
24 October 2011
22 October 2012
Professor Mike Land, FRS, Professor of Neurobiology at the University of Sussex
28 October 2013
10 November 2014
29 October 2015
Professor Anya Hurlbert, Newcastle University
11 October 2016
Friday 3 November
Few of us understand why we see what we do, much less how. By revealing the startling truths about the brain and its perceptions, Neuroscientist Dr Beau Lotto, Founder and CEO of Lab of Misfits Studio, the world’s first neuro-design studio, will show through unique real-world ‘experiential-experiments’ that perception is the foundation of human experience.