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Rooting The Synapse

White Cube, Hong Kong   27 March19 May 2018
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Rooting the Synapse’ begins with a nod to Goethe’s botanical analogy, which compares the body of man to a tree planted in the sky. Goethe describes the hemispheres of the brain as being like a seed from which the central nervous system extends. This idea reversed the traditional notion of anatomy and allowed a limbed body to be likened to an ‘unknown space’ that is searched out by the antennae-like tendrils of nerves.

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