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DC Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER)

Thursday, February 20, 2014, 6 p.m. (doors open at 5:30)

Keck Center, 500 Fifth St., N.W., Room 100

Free and open to the public. Registration and photo ID required.

American Sign Language interpretation will be provided


D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER) is a monthly discussion forum on art and science projects in the national capital region and beyond. DASERs provide a snapshot of the cultural environment and foster interdisciplinary networking. This month, in celebration of its third anniversary, DASER explores the theme of art as a way of knowing. Access the live webcast. It begins streaming at 5:30 p.m. EST.

PROGRAM

5:30 to 6:00 p.m. Check in

6:05 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 7:10 p.m. Panelists' presentations (15 minutes each)

Michele Banks, Artist, Washington, D.C.

Diane Burko, Artist, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Robert Root-Bernstein, Professor of Physiology and Bioartist, Michigan State University, East Lansing

Nina Samuel, Curator, Art and Science Historian, and Post-Doctoral Researcher at Image Knowledge Gestaltung: An Interdisciplinary Laboratory, Cluster of Excellence, Humboldt University, in collaboration with Center for Literary and Cultural Research, Berlin, Germany

7:10 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.

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