"UNIHEMISPHERIC SLEEP"
2022
Luis Martinez
Oil Painting on canvas 16 in x 20 in/ 40.6 cm x 50.8 cm

While sleeping, whales consciously control their nostrils, which means they must be awake to avoid drowning. These animals have a unihemispheric dream, which means they shut down only half of the brain at once, keeping a conscious environment and breathing. When they sleep they have one eye closed while keeping the other open.

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