Artist Talks

October 2016 DC Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER) at the National Academy of Sciences

National Academy of Sciences Auditorium © 2012 Maxwell MacKenzie.

National Academy of Sciences Auditorium © 2012 Maxwell MacKenzie.

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Talk: Thursday, October 20 at 6pm

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Free but please Click and Register

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 and fostering interdisciplinary networking. This month, DASER explores the theme of the materiality. The discussion will focus on the intersection of materials science and material culture.

ASL interpretation will be provided.

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

PROGRAM

  • 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 (15 minutes each)
    • Building with Fog: Ethereality Becomes Passion: Jamila Bargach, Executive Director, Dar Si Hmad, Agadir, Morocco
    • Constraints: Personal Aesthetic and Inevitable Design: Chris Bathgate, Machinist Sculptor, Baltimore, MD
    • Your Data as Nanobot Murals: Laurie Frick, Data Artist, New York City and Austin, TX
    • The Odyssey, Kirigami Solar Cells, and the Grand Unified Theory of Innovation: Max Shtein, Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Art & Design, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    • JD Talasek, Facilitator, Director, Cultural Programs, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC
  • 7:15 to 8:00 p.m. Discussion
  • 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. Reception at the Koshland Science Museum

About DASER
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. Generous support for this DASER comes from the National Academies Keck Futures Initiative. 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 have not been endorsed by the National Academy of Sciences or Leonardo.

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

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