Why you should listen
Fabian Oefner is a photographer and artist who wants to blend the disciplines of art and science. His psychedelic images capture natural phenomena and present them in unique and eye-catching ways. To date, subjects have included sound waves, iridescence, even magnetic ferroliquids and fire. His aim: to create images that appeal to both a viewer's heart and brain.
Oefner's photographs have been exhibited in various countries and are part of private collections around the globe. Besides pursuing his own projects, he also works on ad campaigns. He works and lives in Switzerland.
What others say
“This psychedelic landscape ain't your daddy's watercolors” — The New Scientist
Fabian Oefner’s TED talk
More news and ideas from Fabian Oefner
A 3D printed dress for the Paralympics, biodiversity in the heart of the city, and a camera that can read a closed book
As usual, the TED community has lots of news to share this week. Below, some highlights. Man vs. machine? It took Danit Peleg just 100 hours to print the dress worn by fellow TEDster Amy Purdy in the opening ceremony of the Paralympics in Rio (if that sounds slow, consider that it took her 300 […]Continue reading
Fabian Oefner photographs breathtaking images at the nexus of art and science. Here, a look at his work and the phenomena it captures.Continue reading