D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER)
Thursday, June 19, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
The D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER) is a monthly discussion forum on art and science projects providing a snapshot of the cultural environment of the region and fostering interdisciplinary networking. This month, DASER explores the theme of robots and theater.
5:30 to 6:00 p.m. Check in
6:00 to 6:10 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.
6:10 to 6:15 p.m. Opening remarks by Hannah Hessel Ratner, Audience Enrichment Manager, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington, D.C.
6:15 to 7:15 p.m. Panelists' presentations (15 minutes each)
Dennis Jerz, Associate Professor of English, New Media Journalism, Seton Hill University, Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Adrienne Mackey, Founder and Artistic Director, Swim Pony Performing Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
David Saltz, Director, Department of Theatre and Film Studies, and Executive Director, Ideas for Creative Exploration, University of Georgia, Athens
Peter Torpey, Postdoctoral Associate, Opera of the Future, MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, Massachusetts
7:15 to 8:00 p.m. Discussion
8:00 to 9:00 p.m. Reception
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 panelists and 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 and science.