Facial Expression Ballet

In the 1800s, a French doctor, Duchenne de Bologne, studied the effects of electrical stimulation on the face in an attempt to analyse the facial components that make up expressions in the human face. In the 21st century, Japanese artist Daito Manabe has turned the experiment into a techno ballet…
 
 
 
(hat tip to Mind Hacks)

About Geoff Coupe

I'm a British citizen, although I have lived and worked in the Netherlands since 1983. I came here on a three year assignment, but fell in love with the country, and one Dutchman in particular, and so have stayed here ever since. On the 13th December 2006 I also became a Dutch citizen.
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