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Mandyam Srinivasan

'Hive minds'

Mandyam Srinivasan 'Hive minds'
Video: 3 minutes 37 seconds

An interview with Professor of Visual Neuroscience, University of Queensland, Mandyam Srinivasan whose portrait was painted by Sam Leach.

Music by Chris Zabriskie and additional footage courtesy of The University of Queensland uq.edu.au

The National Portrait Gallery would like to thank Professor Srinivasan for his kind assistance with this project.

This video was produced with funds donated by Tim Fairfax AC.

Video transcript

1 . Professor Mandyam Srinivasan 2014 Sam Leach. © Sam Leach.

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