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D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER)

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National Academy of Sciences

2101 Constitution Ave NW

Room 120 & West Court

Washington, DC 20418

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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. In March, the discussion will focus on The Elements: Earth, Air, Fire, and Water.

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American Sign Language interpretation provided.

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6:00 to 6:30 p.m. Check-in

6:30 p.m. Welcoming remarks and community share.

6:45 to 7:45 p.m. Speakers' Presentations

Using Art to Communicate Climate and Disaster Risk: Simone Balog-Way, Disaster Risk Management Analyst, Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery Labs, The World Bank Group, Washington, D.C.

Arctic Collaborations: Cy Keener, Artist and Assistant Professor, Sculpture and Emerging Technology, Department of Art, University of Maryland, College Park

The ETERNAL Plastic Problem: Maris Polanco, Biologist, Artist, and Adjunct Professor, Biology, Henry Ford College and Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Force Majeure: Wildfire and Wheat: Adrien Segal, Artist, Oakland, CA

7:45 to 8:30 p.m. Discussion moderated by JD Talasek, Director, Cultural Programs, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.

8:30 to 9 p.m. Networking reception in the West Court and West Gallery with time to view Maris Polanco's ETERNAL jellyfish sculpture and Adrien Segal's exhibition Force Majeure: Wildfire and Wheat

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. 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

This program is part of The ETERNAL Experience series taking place throughout spring 2020 at NAS, organized by LabX and Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences.

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