In this, the fifth session of the CUriosity3 series, the topic of Dance is discussed via contributions from an historian, a chemical physicist and a research scientist. The speakers reflect on the various ways dance overlaps with spectroscopy, ecology, and eugenics.
Camille Norment’s Triplight (2008), an exhibit in the Soundings show at New York’s Museum of Modern Art.
Douglas Repetto explores the multilayered aesthetic of sound as art at New York’s Museum of Modern Art in Nature 500, 526–527 (29 August 2013).
Founder of the international electronic arts community events “dorkbot”, and founder/co-curator of of the robot talent show “ArtBots”, Douglas Repetto is a maker and organizer of technology and art; as well as a musician, teacher, and an electronic artist actively involved in inventing. Repetto is also Director of Research at the Columbia University Computer Music Center.
Art & Music Come Together in New Miller Theatre Lobby Mural
The Thai Elephant Orchestra is, remarkably, just what it sounds like. At a conservation center in Thailand, made for former work animals with nowhere to go, a group of elephants has been assembled and trained to play enormous percussion instruments, holding mallets in their trunks and sometimes trumpeting along.
In this, the fourth session of the CUriosity3 series, the topic of Epidemics is discussed via contributions from an epidemiologist, an artist and a social scientist. The speakers reflect on the medical and societal causes behind “plagues” both past and present.
Title: “The Brain in Art and Science”
Speakers: Mickey Goldberg, Ellen K. Levy, Suzanne Dikker
When: Thursday March 13th - 7pm
Where: Amphitheater 1, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University Medical Center, 630 West 168th St., New York, NY
Details and tickets: http://curiosity3-thebrain.eventbrite.com
Title: “Sound in Art and Science”
Speakers: Douglas Repetto, Rafael Vargas-Suarez, David Sulzer, Bradford Garton
When: Wednesday February 12th - 7pm
Where: Room 101, Prentis Hall, 632 West 125th St., New York, NY
Details and tickets: http://curiosity3-sound.eventbrite.com
Title: “Dance in Art and Science”
Speakers: David Glowacki, Paul Scolieri, Chisa Hidaka
When: Wednesday January 15th - 7pm
Where: Held Auditorium, Barnard Hall, Barnard College, 3009 Broadway, New York
Details and tickets: http://curiosity3-dance.eventbrite.com
Title: “Epidemics in Art and Science
Speakers: Stephen Morse, Lorrie Fredette, Samuel Roberts
When: Monday December 16th - 7pm
Where: Room 101, Prentis Hall, Columbia University, 632 West 125th Street, New York
Details and tickets: https://curiosity3-epidemics.eventbrite.com
Check out more at the January CUriosity3!
Title: ”Urban Ecology in Art and Science”
Speakers: Eric Sanderson, Conservation Ecologist at the Wildlife Conservation Society; Matt Palmer, Senior Lecturer in Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology at Columbia University; Brandon Ballengée, Artist and Lecturer at the School of Visual Arts
When: Thursday, November 14 - 8:00pm
Where: 501 Schermerhorn Hall
With living tissue as his artistic medium, Oron Catts aims to put science into perspective.
Title: ”Bacteria in Art and Science”
Speakers: Christina Agapakis, Synthetic Biologist at University of California, Los Angeles; Shahid Naeem, Professor of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology at Columbia University; Natalie Jeremijenko, Professor of Visual Art at New York University; Molly Heron, New York Artist, MFA
When: Wednesday, October 30 - 8:00pm
Where: 301 Pupin Hall
CUriosity3 is a public seminar program addressing the intersection between Arts and Science with a view to start interesting discussions and debate around the common ground of creative practice and scientific discovery. For further events in the series, visit bit.ly/CUriosity3