CHAIR: Pamela Winfrey
MEET THE ASU LEONARDO/ CENTER FOR SCIENCE AND THE IMAGINATION FELLOWS!
Nandita Kumar Brook Thompson Melanie Valencia
India United States Ecuador
INTRODUCTION BY DIANA AYTON-SHENKER, CEO OF LEONARDO AND HUMAN RIGHTS LAWYER
This morning we will be talking with Nandita Kumar, Brook Thompson, and Melanie Valencia, the fellows for the ASU-Leonardo and the Center for Science and the Imagination Leonardo Imagination Fellowship Program, fall 2020. These selected fellows will be exploring experimental art-science innovation practices across multiple publishing and broadcast media platforms that imagine a regenerative, vibrant global future for all.
Fellows will propose and carry out hybrid creative projects and activities that integrate art and science for positive global impact aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
The fellowship will support experimental work, especially across new and emerging media or publishing, to model new ways that art-science can advance resilience, justice, empathy, cooperation, generosity, trust and other qualities that make social systems and digital culture more human and more humane. The goal is not only to advance individual projects but also to connect diverse communities of practice and interest together for dialogue, engagement and empowerment.
Come and hear what they have to say and then join into the conversation
DECEMBER ASU LASER Dec 9 at 9 am Mountain Standard time.
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The Leonardo/ISAST LASERs are a program of international gatherings that bring artists, scientists, humanists and technologists together for informal presentations, performances and conversations with the wider public. The mission of the LASERs is to encourage contribution to the cultural environment of a region by fostering interdisciplinary dialogue and opportunities for community building to over 40 cities around the world. To learn more about how our LASER Hosts and to visit a LASER near you please visit our website. @lasertalks
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