News: Sight and sound

Wednesday 6 September 2006

Scientists at University College London have found neurological explanations for why we find artforms which mix music and visual imagery particularly appeal.

Speaking at the British Association this week Dr Jamie Ward said “Watching ballet, going to a nightclub with a VJ [video jockey] or flashing lights, and Victorian son et lumières are all examples of ‘visual music’ in which our senses of vision and hearing are stimulated at the same time.” Read a full report in the Telegraph, 5 Sep

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