D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER)
Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
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 and fostering interdisciplinary networking. This month, DASER explores the theme of deep time in conjunction with the current exhibition Imagining Deep Time.
5:30 to 6:00 p.m. Check in
6:00 to 6:15 p.m. Welcoming remarks and community sharing time. 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.
6:15 to 7: 15 p.m. Panelists' presentations (15 minutes each)
Byron Wolfe, photographer and associate professor and program director, Photography, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Magdalena Donahue, PhD candidate in geology, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Olga Ast, conceptual interdisciplinary artist, curator, and author of Infinite Instances, New York City
Rachel Sussman, contemporary artist and author of The Oldest Living Things in the World, New York City
JD Talasek, Facilitator; Director, Cultural Programs, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.
7:15 to 8:15 p.m. Discussion
8:15 to 9:00 p.m. Reception and Book Signing with Rachel Sussman and Byron Wolfe in the Great Hall and West Gallery
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.
Visit CPNAS's website for more information www.cpnas.org
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Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences
Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences (CPNAS) organizes exhibitions and special events exploring relationships among art, science, and culture.