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How our brain innovates thinking

Webinar on art and neuroscience 
March 14-21, 2022


Project supported by Dana Foundations, FENS (Federation of European Neuroscience Societies) and by  the Italian Council (10thedition, 2021), program to promote Italian contemporary art in the world by the Directorate-General for Contemporary Creativity of the Italian Ministry of Culture.


HOBIT is an interdisciplinary festival that every year focuses on the dissemination of topics concerning the relationship between art and neuroscience. 

The second edition will focus on the Supernormal stimulus, a particular phenomenon of perception 

which will be described and analysed using neurobiological, neuropsychological and aesthetic tools. 

The initiative proposes webinars with international academics and a day of experiments at MAXXI Museum in Rome.




Monday 14th March 2022 / 7:00 pm

Delfina Stella

Centro Nazionale di Produzione della Danza Virgilio Sieni


Tuesday 15th March 2022 / 7:00 pm


Paolo Oricco and Maria Luisa Abate 

In conversation with Dionigi Mattia Gagliardi

Marcido Marcidorjs e Famosa Mimosa


Friday 18th March 2022 / 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Neuroesthetic experiment at the exhibition Superstimolo

MAXXI - Museo nazionale delle Arti XXI secolo


Saturday 19th March 2022 / 5:00 pm


Andrea Pinotti 

Università degli Studi di Milano Statale


Monday 21st March 2022 / 12:00 pm


Grazia Pulvirenti & Renata Gambino

Università degli Studi di Catania

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