The International Association of Synaesthetes, Artists, and Scientists, (IASAS) in collaboration with our partners Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, the PI Tchaikovsky Conservatory, and the Museum of Moscow, will present Synaesthesia: Cross Sensory Aspects of Cognition across Science and Art. This four day exploration of cross-sensory perception includes an academic conference, art installations, and performances, coordinated in collaboration with:

American Synesthesia Association, Fundación Internacional Artecittà (Spain), United Kingdom Synesthesia Association, Russian Synesthesia Community, German Synaesthesia Association, Canadian Synesthesia Association

Our partners and venues for Synaesthesia: Cross Sensory Aspects of Cognition Across Science and Art include:

Moscow State University of Psychology & Education (MSUPE) is one of the top universities of psychological and psycho-pedagogical studies in Russia. Founded under the initiative of the Moscow Government, the University aims at training highly qualified specialists in the field of education, healthcare and social protection. MSUPE is actively involved in international collaboration. Additionally, MSUPE is a unique university where fundamental scientific research goes hand in hand with practice-oriented training.

PI Tchaikovsky Conservatory was co-founded in 1866 as the Moscow Imperial Conservatory by Nikolai Rubinstein and Prince Nikolai Troubetzkoy. It is the second oldest conservatory in Russia. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky was appointed professor of theory and harmony at its opening. Since 1940 the conservatory bears his name.

The Museum of Moscow is one of the oldest museums in the city. Its collection was established on the initiative of Russian scientific community in 1896. The museum has acquired more than one million articles depicting life in the city throughout its history, from Moscow’s ancient beginnings to the present day. The museum also holds original costumes, accessories, furniture and other everyday objects produced by talented Russian and European masters.

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