Jennifer  Hall
Jennifer Hall
artist | philosopher
The Body Multiple in an Aesthetics of Consciousness

Jennifer Hall, 2009
Prepared for The International Consciousness Conference, Tuson, Arizona


Much of what occurs at the internal biological level mirrors action at the full body level. So when an artist builds a case for an aesthetic experience, she is also building a case for the material properties of perception and consciousness itself. As brain functioning may suggest how we behave in the larger world of being, aesthetics may function as a way to locate these perceptual exchanges within the multiplicity of self-awareness.

There is a constant exchange between the world of what we see and the kinetics of the unseen, and it all works within a seamless contingency of perception. Life is an endless search for exchange, sustaining both the individual and the collective society.

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