DASER: D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous

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.


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.

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 20 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.


September's theme is Artists in the Lab, Scientists in the Studio.

Webcast begins streaming at 5:30 p.m. ET.

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 6:15 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.

6:15 to 7:15 p.m. Panelists presentations (12 minutes each)

Julia Buntaine, Innovator-in-Residence, Rutgers University; Director & Editor-in-Chief, SciArt Center and Magazine; Neuroscience-based artist, New York City.

Anthony McEachern, Chairman, Department of Art, Division of Fine Arts, College of Arts and Sciences, Howard University, Washington, D.C.

Sonya T. Smith, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Howard University, Washington, D.C.

João Silveria, Harvard Visiting Research Fellow, Resident Artscientist, Le Laboratoire, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Laboratory Em Formação, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Adam Zaretsky, Bioartist who runs a public life arts school: VASTAL (The Vivoarts School for Transgenic Aesthetics Ltd.) with a focus on transgenic humans; Faculty of Media Arts in the School of Communication and the Arts, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York.

7:15 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 the exhibitions Diane Tuft: The Arctic Melt and Steve Miller: Health of the Planet.

 

September 21st, 2017 6:00 PM
2101 Constitution Ave., N.W.
Lecture Room
National Academy of Sciences Building
Washington D.C., DC 20418
United States

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