Transforming the constant moving compartments of the brain into a gilded display of reflective strands, scientist and artist, Greg Dunn examines the “look of consciousness” in his project Self Reflective.

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Each rendering of the brain is composed of unique reflective micro-etchings that bounces life off of hundreds of thousands tiny etches on a golden surface. The graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a doctorate in neuroscience, along with his partner Brian Edwards, hoped to visualize the beauty of human brain.
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Video credit: Will Drinker

Images credit: GREG DUNN