LASER Talks in Washington DC (DASER) | Leonardo/ISAST

LASER Talks in Washington DC (DASER)

LASER (Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous) is Leonardo/ISAST's international program of evening gatherings that brings artists and scientists together for informal presentations and conversations.


CHAIRS: J.D. Talasek and Alana Quinn

Description

D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER) is a monthly discussion forum on art science projects providing a snapshot of the cultural environment of the region fostering interdisciplinary networking. The theme for February 2018 is Ice.

Webcast and ASL interpretation provided.

Please arrive by 5:45 p.m. Latecomers will be seated on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets do not guarantee entry.

Program

5:30 to 6:00 p.m. Check in, East Court

6:00 to 6:20 p.m. Welcoming remarks and community sharing time. Anyone in the audience working at the intersection of art and science will have 30 seconds to share their work. Please present work as a teaser so that those who are interested can seek you out during social time following the event.

6:20 to 7:20 p.m. Panelists presentations (12 minutes each)

Jeff Gibbons, Interdisciplinary Artist, Musician, Filmmaker, Poet, Curator, Dallas, Texas

Samiah Moustafa, PhD and Visiting Assistant Professor, Institute at Brown for Environment and Society, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

Diane Tuft, Photographer, New York City

Clea T. Waite, Doctoral Fellow and Artist, Interdisciplinary Media Arts + Practice, School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California, Los Angeles; National Academies Keck Futures Initiative conference alumna

7:20 to 8:00 p.m. Discussion

8:00 to 9:00 p.m. Reception in the Great Hall and galleries. Visitors will have an opportunity to see Diane Tuft's The Arctic Melt exhibition.

 

SPONSORS:

CPNASD.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER)  is co-sponsored by Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences (CPNAS) and Leonardo, the International Society for the Arts, Sciences, and Technology. DASER fosters community and discussion around the intersection of art and science. The thoughts and opinions expressed in the DASER events are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the positions of the National Academy of Sciences or of Leonardo.

More about LASER Talks:

LASER (Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous) Talks is Leonardo's international program of evening gatherings that bring artists and scientists together for informal presentations and conversations. LASER Talks were founded in 2008 by Bay Area LASER Chair Piero Scaruffi and are in over 30 cities around the world. To learn more about how our LASER Hosts and to visit a LASER near you please visit our website

The mission of the LASERs is to provide the general public with a snapshot of the cultural environment of a region and to foster interdisciplinary networking.

February 15th, 2018 6:00 PM   through   9:00 PM
National Academy of Sciences
500 Fifth St NW Keck 100
Washington D.C., DC 20001
United States

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