Samuel Meyler Viana



Movement & Cognition


Samuel Viana originally studied biology at the University of Galway, Ireland but then 
turned to physical theatre where, amongst other places, he studied at Ecole Lassaad in Belgium. 
He is now doing a practice-based PhD on Art, Movement and Cognition.

Samuel Viana iniciou seus estudos em Biologia na Universidade de Galway, na Irlanda, mas depois mudou seu foco para Teatro Físico onde, dentre outros lugares, estudou na Ecole Lassaad, localizada na Bélgica. Ele agora realiza seu PhD pratico sobre Artes, Movimento e Cognição

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Roots of Curiosity


Neuroscientists represent the world using cause-effect relationships, principles, mechanisms. Artists create representations of the world using colors, sounds, movements. Can these representations mutually challenge, feed and complete themselves in a single humanistic experience? What is this drive for recreating, representing and manipulating reality? Could it be that both artists and scientists are driven by a shared “root” of curiosity? The Roots of Curiosity channel features these explorations of the convergence…

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