“What is creativity?” - Verbal

Created by
Owned by


#3 in “What is creativity?” Collection

The seat of creativity is our brain. Our brain has caused all the awesome things we see around us including the magical arts of the world.

“What is creativity?” is a series of generative art whose input parameters are obtained from a creative person’s brain scan (more specifically the cerebellum’s activations [2]).

This particular artwork is a representation of a verbally creative person’s cerebellum. The person’s creativity is measured with the Abbreviated Torrance Test for Adults [1].


  1. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1053811919308833
  2. https://openneuro.org/datasets/ds002330/versions/1.1.0

Details ~
Artist: Laya Mathikshara
Artist Age: 13 years
Theme: Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Collection: “What is creativity?”
Location: Earth