Skip to content

Our 2021 jury

Dr Paula Albuquerque is a scholar and an artist who teaches at the University of Amsterdam and the Gerrit Rietveld Academy. She published articles in Necsus Journal, and in the forthcoming book Experimental Glitch, Bloomsbury. She showed films and other art work at, among others, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam and International Film Festival Rotterdam.

Paula Albuquerque

Dr Paula Albuquerque is a scholar and an artist who teaches at the University of Amsterdam and the Gerrit Rietveld Academy. She published articles in Necsus Journal, and in the forthcoming book Experimental Glitch, Bloomsbury. She showed films and other art work at, among others, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam and International Film Festival Rotterdam.
Semir Zeki FMedSci FRS is a British neurobiologist who has specialised in studying the primate visual brain and more recently the neural correlates of affective states, such as the experience of love, desire and beauty that are generated by sensory inputs within the field of neuroesthetics. He was educated at University College London (UCL) where he was Henry Head Research Fellow of the Royal Society before being appointed Professor of Neurobiology. Since 2008 he has been Professor of Neuroesthetics at UCL.

Semir Zeki

Semir Zeki FMedSci FRS is a British neurobiologist who has specialised in studying the primate visual brain and more recently the neural correlates of affective states, such as the experience of love, desire and beauty that are generated by sensory inputs within the field of neuroesthetics. He was educated at University College London (UCL) where he was Henry Head Research Fellow of the Royal Society before being appointed Professor of Neurobiology. Since 2008 he has been Professor of Neuroesthetics at UCL.
Rodrigo Quian Quiroga holds a Research Chair and is the director of the Centre for Systems Neuroscience at the University of Leicester, UK. He graduated in Physics at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina and obtained his PhD in Applied Mathematics at the University of Luebeck, Germany. He is the author of 3 books, including "Borges and Memory", linking the thoughts of Argentinean writer Jorge Luis Borges with memory research in Neuroscience.

Rodrigo Quian Quiroga

Rodrigo Quian Quiroga holds a Research Chair and is the director of the Centre for Systems Neuroscience at the University of Leicester, UK. He graduated in Physics at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina and obtained his PhD in Applied Mathematics at the University of Luebeck, Germany. He is the author of 3 books, including “Borges and Memory”, linking the thoughts of Argentinean writer Jorge Luis Borges with memory research in Neuroscience.

Our 2020 jury

José Miguel Biscaya is a mixed-media artist, who lives and works in Amsterdam. He was educated in Fine Arts at the Sandberg Institute. In his work, he researches the relationship between landscapes and the human mind. Biscaya is co-founder of the Mobile Institute in Brussels.

José Miguel Biscaya

José Miguel Biscaya is a mixed-media artist, who lives and works in Amsterdam. He was educated in Fine Arts at the Sandberg Institute. In his work, he researches the relationship between landscapes and the human mind. Biscaya is co-founder of the Mobile Institute in Brussels.
Liz Tormes is a singer, songwriter, photographer and photo editor at Scientific American based in New York.

Liz Tormes

Liz Tormes is a singer, songwriter, photographer and photo editor at Scientific American based in New York.
Bevil Conway is a neuroscientist and artist, and an expert in color. Conway specialises in visual perception in his scientific work, and he often explores the limitations of the visual system in his artwork.

Bevil Conway

Bevil Conway is a neuroscientist and artist, and an expert in color. Conway specialises in visual perception in his scientific work, and he often explores the limitations of the visual system in his artwork.