LASER Lecture

Monday, September 09, 2013
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Fromm Hall 115 - Berman Room
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Spector, Tami I

Leonardo Arts Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER)
September 9, 2013, 6:45pm-9:00pm, Berman Room

Leonardo/International Society for Arts, Science and Technology ( in collaboration with the USF Dean's Office of Arts and Sciences invites you to an evening of talks on Monday, September 9th at USF from the Leonardo Art/Science community.

Where: USF Campus, Fromm Hall, Berman Room
When: 6:45-9:00 pm
What: Leonardo Arts Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER)
Chaired/Hosted by:
  Tami I. Spector (USF Dept. of Chemistry) and Piero Scaruffi

7:00pm - 7:25pm: Allison Leigh Holt (Visual Artist) on "The Beginning Was The End: Hybrid Reality in Javanese Culture"
Research on Javanese cultural concepts of time and multi-dimensional reality led to models in diagrams, video-sculptures and a sound installation.

7:25pm-7:50pm: Margot Gerritsen (Stanford) on "Linear Algebra: the incredible beauty of a branch of math with a bad reputation"
The artistic beauty of linear algebra and its many application.

7:50pm-8:10pm: BREAK

Before or after the break, anyone in the audience currently working within the intersections of art and science will have 30 seconds to share their work. Please present your work as a teaser so that those who are interested can seek you out during social time following the event.

8:10pm-8:35pm: Bernie Lubell (Kinetic Artist) on "Intimacy and Entanglement"
Exploring the conflicted relationship we have with machines via interactive artworks derived from the mechanistic physiologies of E.J. Marey

8:35pm-9:00pm: Helene Mialet (UC Berkeley) on "On Stephen Hawking and his extended body"

These days, the idea of the cyborg is less the stuff of science fiction and more a reality.

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