ARSENY FINKELSTEIN       M E M O   A R T U M   

BORN AFTER MEMORIES

 

' ... If the knowledge which we acquired before birth was lost to us at birth, and afterwards by the use of the senses we recovered that which we previously knew, will not that which we call learning be a process of recovering our knowledge, and may not this be rightly termed recollection by us? ... ' Socrates

 

Born in Moscow (1984), lives in Israel (since 1990).

Obtained his PhD in Neuroscience from the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel (2016).
Established the course 'Neuroscience & Art' (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel).

Studied the brain at Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (USA).

Currently Heading a Neuroscience research lab at Tel Aviv University (Israel) that studies how the brain makes decisions and forms new memories.

In constant search of visual definitions of personal, urban and collective memories.