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Art videos for the autumn

Rimas Ribkevicius and Loreta (nee Plioplys) Brovkiene, 1 Birute Street, Virbalis, Lithuania This past month has been extremely busy. I traveled to Lithuania to speak at a neurology conference in Vilnius, and to attend my […]

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Neuroscience / creativity and the youth

Simply Neuroscience is an international organization dedicated to educating high school and college students about the neurosciences, from an interdisciplinary perspective. They have organized their first virtual conference which takes over the upcoming two weekends. […]

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Starving artist

When I graduated medical school, I knew that I was only going to do my internship at the University of Wisconsin hospitals in Madison, and then drop out of medicine entirely to do art. I […]

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Chicago Gallery News and The Spoken Word

Chicago Gallery News is the primary source of information regarding the visual arts in Chicago. Today, in their weekly email blast, they featured my installation The Spoken Word as their headline. This is quite an […]

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Installation artwork on PBS TV

On Thursday, July 23, Amanda Vinicky, of the PBS WTTW TV station interviewed the director of the Lithuanian Center, Antanas Rasymas. The program, Chicago Today, aired later that evening. The interview took place in front […]

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Poetry art installation exhibit opening Sunday, July 19

The Board of Directors of the Lithuanian Center, after seeing my two spoken word art installations, were so taken by them that they insisted on organizing an opening reception. I was very flattered by this […]

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Spoken Word (Poetry) is Ascendant

A historic event took place this June 30th. Actually, two historical events took place that same day. My daughter, Ausrine, works as a producer for the TV show America’s Got Talent. I watch the episodes […]

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Practical Neurology

The noted European neurology journal, Practical Neurology, is featuring my artwork on their June 2020 front cover. There is also a very nice write-up about me. The print version appears below. The on-line version can […]

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Field of consciousness (entanglement)

        The cerebral cortex, in its lateral wiring, and the need for the conscious experience to incorporate the surrounding world of the senses, produces a unification of the internal neural network with […]

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Lateral extension of consciousness (religion, spirituality)

          The conscious experience places the central nervous system within a defined context: specific visual, auditory, tactile, etc., experiences, which change moment to moment. The lateral spread of information within the cerebral cortex integrates these […]

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