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Performance by Dr Hugo Caffaratti

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  • In-gallery performance
Photograph of a seated audience watching a performer in the gallery space of the Smoke and Mirrors exhibition at Wellcome Collection.
Live performance event at Wellcome Collection, Thomas SG Farnetti. Source: Wellcome Collection. CC BY-NC.

What you'll do

Join engineer, neuroscientist and magician Dr Hugo Caffaratti to discover what the concepts and methods of the art of magic can tell us about our brains. You will see how our expectations shape our perceptions, and the way that our minds works mean that ‘seeing is believing’.

About your performer

Photograph of Hugo Caffaratti

Hugo Caffaratti

Dr Hugo Caffaratti is an engineer, neuroscientist and magician. He studied biomedical engineering before embarking on a PhD in the neuroscience of magic, investigating how magic can help us to better understand the human brain. He is the director of AbraLabs (Abracademy).

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