author Matteo Farinella

Matteo Farinella

Matteo Farinella is a neuroscientist turned illustrator and science communicator. He is the author of two graphic novels about the brain (Neurocomic 2013, The Senses 2017) a children’s book, and other comics about science. He is passionate about visual storytelling of any kind: infographics, animation, tarot, and much more. Matteo’s illustrations regularly appear in Massive Science and Science for the People.

Matteo Farinella

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