Leonardo Calendar of Upcoming Events

(see also the list of past events)

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LASER: UC Berkeley
11 February 2015
645-930pm
UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA
Soda Hall, Room 310

6:45-7:00: Socializing/Networking

7:00-7:25: Birgitta Whaley (Berkeley Quantum Information and Computation Center) on "What role does Quantum Mechanics play in Biology?"

7:25-7:50: Jonathon Keats (Philosopher) on "A Dilettante's Guide to the Universe"

8:10-8:35: Tami Spector (USF) on "The Molecular Elusive"

8:35-9:00: Amanda Hughen (Visual Artist) on "Consumerism and cellular transformation"

9:00pm-9:30pm: Discussions, networking


LASER: Stanford
12 February 2015
645-930pm
Stanford University, Stanford CA
La Ka Shing Center, Room 120

6:45-7:00: Socializing/Networking

7:00-7:25: Cathy Zoi (Stanford/ Energy Transformation Collaborative) on "Human Ingenuity, the Renewable Resource that Really Can Halt the Climate Crisis"

7:25-7:50: Lucia Jacobs (UC Berkeley Psychology) on "How the Brain Evolved from a Nose"

7:50-8:10: BREAK. Before or after the break, anyone in the audience currently working within the intersections of art and science will have 30 seconds to share their work. Please present your work as a teaser so that those who are interested can seek you out during social time following the event.

8:10-8:35: Rachna Nivas (Chitresh Das Dance Company) on "India's Meditation in Motion: Pushing Physical, Mental, and Spiritual Boundaries through Kathak Dance"

8:35-9:00: Chris Chafe (Stanford CCRMA) and Josef Parvizi (Stanford Neurology) on "Music from (your) Brain"

9:00pm-9:30pm: Discussions, networking
Time to mingle with the speakers and the audience


LASER: London
17 February 2015
630-9pm (registration/drinks from 6pm)
University of Westminister, Fyvie Hall,
309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW
Guest chaired by researcher and curator, Laura Plana Gracia.

The seventh London LASER evening of talks at the intersection of art and science hosts interdisciplinary curator and writer Bronac Ferran, scholar and artist Timothy J Senior, and kinetic light sculptor Paul Friedlander, guest chaired by Laura Plana Gracia.

The event is free but booking is required: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/london-laser-07-tickets-15409827208


LASER: Kansas State University
5 February 2015
6-9pm
Willard Hall, 114
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS

Program
6:00 p.m.–6:15 p.m. — Introductory remarks

6:15–6:40 — Roger Malina*
Director: UT Dallas ArtSci Lab, Executive Editor: Leonardo Publications, MIT Press
*Special inaugural guest speaker

6:40–7:05 — Amit Chakrabarti
Chair: Department of Physics, K-State

7:05–7:20 — BREAK (refreshments, networking/socializing)

7:20–7:25 — Community Announcements: After the break, anyone in the audience currently working within the intersections of art and science will have 1 minute to share their work. Please present your work as a teaser so that those who are interested can seek you out during social time following the event.

7:25–7:50 — Matthew Garcia
Assistant Professor: Department of Art, K-State

7:50–8:15 — Lester Loschky
Associate Professor: Department of Psychological Sciences, K-State

8:15pm – 9:00pm – Networking/Socializing


LASER: UC Davis
5 February 2015
6:30-9pm
Location: 3001 PES (Plant and Environmental Sciences)
UC Davis Campus

Map: http://www.plantsciences.ucdavis.edu/plantsciences/visitors/map.htm

Program
6:30-7:00 Socializing/Networking

7:00-7:25. Wes Modes. “A Secret History of American River People.”

7:25-7:50. Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam. “Alba: the fluorescent bunny”

7:50-8:10 BREAK. Networking/Socializing. During the break anyone can have 30 seconds to share their work, announce an exhibition, show, idea etc.

8:10-8:35 Wayne Vitale, “Microcosms of Bali”

8:35-9:00 Danielle Siembieda-Gribben, “Alter Eco-Art”

Moderator/Organizer:
Anna Davidson is currently an M.F.A. student in Art Studio at UC Davis. She received her Ph.D. in the Department of Plant Sciences at UC Davis studying plant ecophysiology. She studies the biological world using both artistic and scientific approaches.


LEAF @ College Art Associate Conference 2015
12 February 2015
5:30–7pm
Hilton New York, 2nd Floor, Gramercy A
335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019

LEAF SESSIONS @ CAA
Navigating the Digital Divide
Chair: David Familian, University of California, Irvine

Naming Names in New/Media/Art
Adriel Luis, Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center

Sleuthing the Mind
Ellen K. Levy, Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts

The 34.2 Million Dollar Question: Staging Alternative Futures
Edward Shanken, University of Washington

Constructing New Discourse: Wearable Technology and Materiality of Media
Susan Elizabeth Ryan, Louisiana State University

Digital Art and the Institution
Christiane Paul, The New School

Find out more about this year’s CAA conference at http://conference.collegeart.org/.


LEAF @ College Art Associate Conference 2015
13 February 2015
2:30–5pm

Hilton New York, 2nd Floor, Bryant Suite
335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019

LEAF SESSIONS @ CAA:
BIOS: Biology in Art, Architecture, and Design

Chair: Charissa Terranova, University of Texas at Dallas

Biology in Architecture: The Goetheanum Case Study
Anna P. Sokolina
, International Archive for Women in Architecture

Biocentric Constructivism
Oliver A. I. Botar
, University of Manitoba

A Longing in Our Hearts: Interspecies Communication in Contemporary Art
Meredith Tromble
, San Francisco Art Institue

Phytomediations
Gunalan Nadarajan
, University of Michigan

Self-Portrait of the Artist Meditating on Death: A Feminist Technoscience Reading of the Apparatus of Contemporary Neuroscience Experiments
Jane Prophet
, Goldsmiths, University of London

Find out more about this year’s CAA conference at http://conference.collegeart.org/



Updated 12 January 2015