Leonardo Calendar of Upcoming Events
(see also the list of past events)
- LASER: UC Berkeley, 11 February 2015
- LASER: Stanford, 12 February 2015
- LASER: London, 17 February 2015
- LASER: Kansas State University, 5 February 2015
- LASER: UC Davis, 5 February 2015
- LEAF@College Art Associate Conference, 12 February 2015
- LEAF@College Art Associate Conference, 13 February 2015
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
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
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
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
Location: 3001 PES (Plant and Environmental Sciences)
UC Davis Campus
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”
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 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 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
Oliver A. I. Botar, University of Manitoba
A Longing in Our Hearts: Interspecies Communication in Contemporary Art
Meredith Tromble, San Francisco Art Institue
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