Artist Talks

Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences September 22 DASER Talk

“© 2012 Maxwell MacKenzie.”

National Academy of Sciences Auditorium © 2012 Maxwell MacKenzie.


Event: Thursday, September 22 from 6pm to 8pm


Register HERE

A reception follows from 8pm to 9pm in the Great Hall and West Gallery.
Photo ID required. No charge. RSVP (link above) required.

DC 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. This month, DASER explores the theme of SciArt Research.

Access the live webcast. It will begin streaming at 5:30pm EST.

American Sign Language interpretation will be provided.

Learn about transdisciplinary research projects where artists and scientists are collaborating in mutually beneficial ways. During the networking reception, explore speaker Matthew Shlian’s Chirality exhibition.


  • Thirdspace, 3rd Space, ThirdSpace, thirdspace: Bridging Boundaries to Surface and Support Transdisciplinary Arts Research and Production: Laurie Baefsky, Executive Director, Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru) and ArtsEngine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • The Future of Paper Engineering or Saving the World with Folding: Matthew Shlian, Artist, Paper Engineer, and Visiting Research Scholar, Material ScienceDepartment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Reconstructing the Scientific Paradigm: Rieko Yajima, Research Scholar, Center for Design Research, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
  • An Exquisite Morass: Reimagining our experience of online news and Google search: Liese Zahabi, Assistant Professor of Interaction Design, University of Maryland, College Park

National Academy of Sciences Auditorium is located at 2101 Constitution Ave. NW.

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