LASER Talks at Sao Paulo

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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: Tania Fraga

LASER Talks São Paulo aims to bring together researchers, scientists, businessman musicians, scenic, computer and contemporary artists, designers and architects interested in researching, developing and using new materials, parametric design, and IoT (Internet of Things), digital movies, and smart devices in their projects and prototypes. Your participation will be very welcome.

In this evening rendezvous, we will have a GJ (‘Game jay’) performance with the participation of the French curator Isabelle Arvers and the journalist, writer, and musician Roger Marzorchi doing a saxophone improvisation with a BCI (Brain-Computer Interface). Your participation will be very welcome.

Invited Participants:

1. Ana Mae Barbosa:

Occupation: Brazilian Pioneer in Art Education and Professor

Institution: University Anhembi-Morumbi de São Paulo

On-line description of the presentation:

She will be presenting her research and projects interrelating women, art-science, and technology.

Bios and links: https://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ana_Mae_Barbosa

2. Agda Regina de Carvalho

Occupation: Visual artist and Professor

Institution: University Anhembi-Morumbi de São Paulo

On-line description of the presentation:

Research and projects which interrelate art science and technology with body and fashion design. She is also helping to document the event.

Bios and links: https://www.escavador.com/sobre/6919862/agda-regina-de-carvalho

3. Edilson Ferri

Occupation: Artist and Architect

Institution: Vox Dreams and Impacta Technologies

On-line description of the presentation:

Video register, documentation, edition and essays of LASER Talks São Paulo, December 14th, 2019

Bios and links: https://edilsonferri.wordpress.com/, https://www.catalogodasartes.com.br/inicio/

4. Isabelle Arvers

Occupation: French art and video games curator

Institution: Freelancer curator

On-line description of the presentation:

Isabelle Arvers is presenting some results of a journey she embarked in 2019 for a one year art and games world tour to celebrate her 20 years of curatorship. In every country she has visited, she has met and interviewed artists and game-makers focusing on female, 'queer,' feminist, and 'decolonial 'practices. For this LASER Talks São Paulo, she will be using games loops and Brain-Computer data as raw material for a ‘game jay’ (GJ) performance to play improvised live music created by Roger Marzochi with a VJ software. She is calling this a GJ performance.

Bios and Links: http://www.isabellearvers.com

5. Priscila Arantes

Occupation: Curator, Art Theoretician and Professor, Director of Paço das Artes

Institution: Paço das Artes and University Anhembi-Morumbi de São Paulo

On-line description of the presentation:

Research and projects which interrelate art, science, and technology, presenting her activities at Paço das Artes Cultural Center in São Paulo.

Bios and links:

https://mapa.pacodasartes.org.br/page.php?name=busca&palavra=Priscila+Arantes

6. Roger Marzochi:

Occupation: Journalist, Writer, and Musician

Institution: Entresons

On-line description of the presentation:

At the present LASER Talks São Paulo, he is doing a saxophone performance wearing a neural helmet to be aware of his emotions using them as inspiration for his improvisation. He will do this together with the French curator Isabelle Arvers.

Bios and links: http://www.entresons.com.br/page_id=17,

 

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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.

When
December 14th, 2019 5:00 PM   through   9:00 PM
Location
R Dr Cesario Motta Jr 454
S 1401, Vila Buarque
R Dr Cesario Motta Jr 454, ap 1401, Vila Buarque
Sao Paulo, SP 01221020-01221020
Brazil

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