This Is What Happens When a Neuroscientist Turns to Photography

Untitled from the series “Life Science.” Eran Gilat As a young man, Eran Gilat began his university studies following in the footsteps of his biologist father. Gilat quickly realized that although he enjoyed biology, his preference was neuroscience and the study of electrophysiology, the electrical properties of biological cells and tissues of human beings, mostly found in the heart and brain. Gilat is also a self-taught photographer and was initially drawn to street photography, although these days he spends most of his time in his studio, where he creates some fascinating still-lifes that focus on a wide range of subjects including mortality, animal organs, and even erotica. Kehrer Verlag has agreed to publish the book, Life Science, later this year. As a neuroscientist, Gilat has done extensive research on epilepsy…


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