Flora Lysen is a PhD candidate at the Media studies department of the University of Amsterdam. Her work combines history of science and media studies to examine how scientists and science educators use media to give viewers the experience of a real-time view of the living brain. She has worked as a curator, researcher, and teacher for several cultural institutions, including BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, and the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague. Currently, she is program coordinator for the Amsterdam Research Institute of the Arts and Sciences.
As of November 2018