Wednesday, September 18, 2013

PAST: ART + SCIENCE: DASER on Imagining Deep Time THURS, Sept 18th from 6:00pm - 9:00pm, Free, RSVP Required

D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER)
on Imagining Deep Time
Thursday, September 18th
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Free, RSVP required, please bring photo ID 

DASER  is a monthly discussion forum on art science projects providing a snapshot of the cultural environment of the region and fostering interdisciplinary networking. This month, DASER explores the theme of deep time in conjunction with the current exhibition Imagining Deep Time. 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 with the goal of fostering community and discussion around the intersection of art and science.

Schedule: 5:30pm Doors open 6:00pm - 6:15pm 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. 6:15pm - 7:15pm. Panelists' presentations (15 minutes each, see list of panelists below) 7:15pm - 8:15pm. Discussion 8:15pm - 9:00pm. Reception and Book Signing with Rachel Sussman and Byron Wolfe in the Great Hall and West Gallery
  • Byron Wolfe, photographer and associate professor and program director, Photography, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Magdalena Donahue, PhD candidate in geology, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Olga Ast, conceptual interdisciplinary artist, curator, and author of Infinite Instances, New York City
  • Rachel Sussman, contemporary artist and author of The Oldest Living Things in the World, New York City 
  • JD Talasek, Facilitator; Director, Cultural Programs, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.
The National Academy of Sciences
2101 Constitution Ave NW
Auditorium and Great Hall
Metro: Foggy Bottom and walk about 13 minutes or see metro trip-planner for bus options, ie 80 bus, that may get you closer. 

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