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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 visually 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

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