Still life with pyramidal neuron


Matteo Farinella Opioid Receptors

Here is a neuroscience illustration which I realized for the first issue of Ionic Magazine (soon to be published). I’m really looking forward to this amazing project, which asked artists to interpret and illustrate some interesting science articles (the one assigned to me was about opioid receptors, the secret of pleasure and pain).

I will bring this, together with some Neurocomic originals at the Thinking through Drawing exhibition, at Wimbledon College from the 12th to the 14th of September. Come and say “hello”, if you’re around.

NOTE (for the fussy scientists): I’m aware that these are normal poppies, rather than Papaver somniferum but I am taking an artistic licence here, roll with it.

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