Why Do We Art? ft. Jerry Yi Chang

Art
Psychology
65 mins
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Nov 23, 2020
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ep. 8
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We're joined by Jerry, a 5th year medical student with a MSc in neuroscience, but also a deep interest in art. We discuss what art is, different types of art, why we do it, and its influence throughout different cultures.

Follow Jerry on Instagram @jerry.yi.art

  • What is art?
  • Art is intrinsic in humans
  • Jerry’s experience with art
  • The differences in art between cultures and religions

Santa Cruz Cueva Manos

Trieste Schiele 1907

Self portrait with arm twisting above head - Schiele 1910

The embrace - Schiele 1917

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A conversation where we explore topics both familiar and unfamiliar to us to find out what makes them interesting, so that we can expand our horizons and further our understanding of the world and people around us.

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Subaan is currently a 5th year medical student, motion designer, and an avid rabbit hole explorer. At the moment, he’s taking a break from his studies to explore avenues outside of Medicine, mostly software engineering and tech. He has keen interests in lifestyle design, technology, investing, and metabolic health. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter.

Dan is a final year medical student, pianist, and random fact connoisseur. He spends most of his time learning about languages, playing sports, music, and geopolitics. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter.

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