limbic is a Visual Music clip which reflects the emotional processing of music in the limbic system and the resulting reactions of the body (the so-called "chills"). It has been proved that musical attributes like the violation of expectations, the beginning of something new, a new cue or a recurring pattern are more often leading to chills. Those can be expressed, among other things, through a higher heart rate, twitching facial muscles, sweaty hands or even the well-known goose bumps. The film discusses how far chill-experiences are part of the evolutionary and/or the cultural development.
limbic was produced as a Video 2 exam for Prof. Dr. Heike Sperling and Andreas Kolinski.
Music: Johannes M. Arend. Concept and realization: Manfred Borsch.