Bhavani × Deborah Srivastava Lab
INCITE TO CARE - Bhavani Esapathi. Shown at the NEUROART Exhibition, with its survey inhabiting a permanent, growing space at bhavaniesapathi.com/incite-to-care.
Bhavani Esapathi and Deborah Reyes were selected to be paired. Bhavani created an artwork inspired by her interactions with Deborah on the research being done in the Deepak Srivastava Lab at King's College London.
About Bhavani Esapathi
I am a maker, creator & writer finding social-tech solutions to those on the margins of our society. As a disabled, woman of colour many of my projects begin through personal struggles and others that we hear from the larger community. Recurring themes in my work include invisible disabilities, autoimmune diseases, patient-led healthcare, immigrants’ access to healthcare & digital solutions for social problems. I am proud to be in the RSA’s Fellowship Council for London while also building on The Invisible Labs platform for chronically abled individuals like me.
Visit Bhavani's website: bhavaniesapathi.com
About Deborah Reyes
I am a Mexican woman with a medical background, currently delving into the realm of psychedelics and their impact on the human brain. Using advanced techniques, I measure how psychedelics influence gene and protein expression, as well as electrical activity in neurons derived from human pluripotent stem cells. Beyond this, I am deeply intrigued by the entire spectrum of human experience, including physical and emotional health and well-being. I am especially interested in exploring facets of the brain related to motivation, awareness, attention, creativity and joy.