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    This sculpture is a first look development piece for a personal project I started this year. I find the science behind our brain quite inspiring … Read More
    This sculpture is a first look development piece for a personal project I started this year. I find the science behind our brain quite inspiring and I aspire to make an awesome illustrated-sculpture book. Read Less
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   Thissculpture is a first look development piece for a personal project Istarted this year. I find the science behind our brain quite inspiringand I aspire to make an awesome illustrated-sculpture book.  My sculpture depicts what goes on inside Bobo's brain and a captured moment of the active brain and the amusing things that go on inside.
Here is Bobo.
What you are looking at is front view of part of Bobo's face. It is made from papier mache. They are about 18" by 18" and 13" high.

This is Bobos face after i attached the hair with construction papers. It took a long time but rewarding results.
All the other images you will see now are placed inside Bobo's head(inside this half dome)

Before coloring everything. Almost coming together.
Before coloring.
After coloring

On the center part of my sculpture, these clump of faces represent Bobo's facial perception function of his brain. They are the personal identity nodes of Bobo's friends. As facial perception receives information from the semantic memory, Bobo will say hello to his friends the next time he runs into them. I have fishing line connecting to these faces, attached little memory notes.it represents the visual image and emotional attachment connected.


Mr.Lemonface
   Oh yes, a better look inside. The top part of the dome is the Hippocampus, where Bobo's long term memory and spatial memory are managed, little characters are busy accessing notes after notes as Bobo recalls his old memories. His neurons are intertwined like a spider's web as it sends out electrical signals all over the cerebral cortex.
   Look at the stress monster eating away the logic blocks! The Stess Monster isrecalled by amygdala. The amygdala is responsible for Bobo's emotionallearnings.  As Bobo recalled his archive of memory, he must haveremembered a stressful event from his past.In the logic room in the left hemisphere, a worker is usually busyconfiguring the building blocks of logic. However unlike other days,today Bobo's logic man is frozen in the moment, thinking only of how toget away from the stress monster. Logical thoughts are frozen, accessto hippocampus shuts down, and only emotions are allowed to speak forBobo.
   Onthe rear end of Bobo's brain you can see the two optic tectum workersholding Bobo's eyeballs. Their job is to control Bobo's movements inrelation to the world. When they get a visual input from the retina,they send the command to the cerebral cortex. The cerebral cortex thenallows Bobo to send a signal to his body to reach out to the visualanchor points, or turn his head to an appointed direction. However,today, they are terrified by the presence of a stress monster. At timeslike this, Bobo's eyeballs pop in when he is under highly emotional orphysical stress.
Toaster is for baking the logic.

   Amidst the stress attack, dopamine butterflies flutter and gatheraround the poker table. The population of the dopamine butterfliesvaries depending on Bobo's involvement with food, sex and drugs. Moredrugs, more dopamine butterflies are born. When dopamine butterliesaren't playing poker, they help the trafficking the flow of memory,solving problems and attention.
Here is Bobo's whirl of imagination! Bobo's minds eye.
Doodles in the backgrounds are Bobo's archive of memories.