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A Catalyst Conversation on a damp, late-March evening, at MIT’s List Visual Arts Center: the dark side of evolution looms large, as do hopes that music can offer a model for mechanically aligning evolution’s processes with moral purpose. Kevin Esvelt, leader of the Sculpting Evolution Group at MIT’s Media Lab, presents the problem: we have […]
In the latest installment of Catalyst Conversations, sculptor Nathalie Miebach and science writer Ari Daniel came together at the Cambridge Innovation Center to discuss their respective work. It became clear in the course of the evening that while their mediums differ, both Daniel and Miebach are storytellers, weaving threads of data into compelling objects and […]
Sitting in a packed room at the Broad Institute, I was privileged to be part of the audience for the HUBweek installment of Catalyst Conversations. Thursday’s conversation began with a spirited presentation by David Tester, Senior Software Engineer at Google and Visiting Researcher at the Broad Institute. Tester’s talk revolved around the question “is life […]
Last night, I joined about sixty people at the MIT List Center to hear another great conversation exploring the fertile ground between art and science. It was clear from the very beginning of the evening that Kim Bernard and Jacob Barandes are connected by a deep fascination and appreciation for the laws that govern the […]
We are pleased to announce a new partnership with Maud Morgan Arts to present art/science workshops. Kim Bernard, artist in residence at the Harvard University Physics Department, presents a weekend intensive ArtScience Collaboration October 24-25. ArtScience Collaboration Workshop with Kim Bernard This two day intensive workshop is designed for artists with an interest in science and scientists […]
I have been curating conversations between artists and scientists for over 2 years, working with a wide range of makers, practitioners and researchers on an equally broad range of ideas and subject matter. The most recent conversation on March 23rd at the Bartos Theatre in Kendall Square, between performer extraordinaire Stan Strickland and renowned neuroscientist Ani […]