“Brilliant Mind” is published in Consilience Journal!

The Science The human mind is a truly beautiful and elusive concept. Despite considerable progress in neuroscience research, we still cannot quite explain where our mind is and what it looks like. I created the “Brilliant Mind” by taking schematic images of the human brain from the Allen Brain Atlas and portraying them as beaded... Continue Reading →

An embarrassing story of how it took me 20 years to interpret an abstract sculpture

The myth behind the sculpture When I was applying to colleges, I went on a campus tour at Columbia University.  Columbia campus is gorgeous and I was drinking it all in. When we approached Columbia Law School, the tour guide drew our attention to the odd sculpture in front of it.  We stood there for... Continue Reading →

Attraction, 2019 – Stem cells travel to Canada

The stem cell revolution When I was in graduate school, I had to perform weekly dissections of neonatal rat brains to isolate primary neurons for my experiments.  It was not a particularly enjoyable process and an ungrateful one too.  After spending 2 – 3 hours meticulously dissecting a dozen brains under a microscope, I would... Continue Reading →

The “Hope” series is featured in the Spring 2020 edition of GASHER Journal

I am honored that GASHER Journal has accepted my "Hope" series to their Spring 2020 edition. Here is the summary of my featured works. All of them are available for sale here. About the Artwork: Grief is a strong emotional response to a crisis and can come in many forms. It may come from losing... Continue Reading →

Evolution of 3-dimensional beadwork: Lessons learned – Part II

This post is the continuation of Part I of my exploration of my methods development. If you have missed it, I recommend you start here. Moving forward, in "Tortured", "Abyss", "Hope", "The Void" and "Attraction" I started building much larger 3-dimensional structures. It was quite challenging to make them stay up and not lose their... Continue Reading →

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