A Rumination on Taste: Bibimbap and the Poetry of Emily Dickinson
Nov 04, 2015
The Fundamentals of Neuroscience, a MOOC from Harvard University, is presenting a series of animations on the nature of sensation called Poetry of Perception, which we've previously featured. The course looks to answer the question: How do we perceive the world? It's a question that neuroscience has sought to tackle, but which poets and artists have pursued for even longer. In this short animation by Brian Smee, Emily Dickinson's classic poem "I Taste A Liquor Never Brewed," is put in motion—in Korean, to the sights and sounds of sizzling bibimbap.
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Author: Nadine Ajaka
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