This Artwork Depicts the Gorgeous Complexity of the Human Brain

Updated 5.1.17, 2:04 PM EDT by Aryan Mahyar

Self Reflected is a series of art pieces that depict human consciousness. They were created by Dr. Greg Dunn and Dr. Brian Edwards and are meant to allow the mind a revealing look at its own inner workings. After an astonishing amount of research the artists were able to invent a technique called microetching that allowed them to create neuron animations in metallic surfaces via reflected light. The resulting effect is as beautiful as it is uncanny.

"Self Reflected" artwork depicts the gorgeous complexity of the human brain.

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