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In Secret Wars, the current exhibition at Proteus Gowanus, artists reveal images of concealed conflict. These hidden battles take place not only in the shadows of the geopolitical map, but also in the dark and obscure corners of our bodies and minds. The silent neuronal firings and synaptic reactions we call fear are internal reactions […]
Posted by Tom Miller on February 17, 2013. Category: Battle. Tagged: amygdala, Amygdaloids, cetacean brain, fear, forgetting, Gowanus Dolphin, hidden battle, Joseph LeDoux, memento mori, memory, Nene Humphrey, neuroscience, PTSD, Secret Wars, Thomas Ross Miller, Victorian mourning braids • Leave a response
Dear Readers, Proteoscope proudly returns to your pixel screens after a monthlong break, with a new topic to go with our new exhibition. I’m Tom Miller, an anthropologist who studies sound, shamanism, and the history of science. Together with Protean creative director Tammy Pittman, I co-curated Secret Wars, the current exhibition at Proteus Gowanus. I’ll be guest […]
Posted by Tom Miller on February 12, 2013. Category: Battle. Tagged: Battle, codes, cults, lost things, memory, proteus gowanus, redaction, secrecy, Secret Wars, shortwave, Tammy Pittman, Thomas Ross Miller, Tom Miller • Leave a response