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Lab. Talks+ Session 2 Perceptions and Perspectives
Fri 21 April 2017, 18:30 – 20:30 BST
Lab. Talks+ Sesion 2 focuses on perceptions and perspectives
Dr Chiara Ambrosio will speak on Art and Science: a Romance of Many Dimensions, drawing on cubism, geometry and mathematics. As a Lecturer in History and Philosophy of Science at University College London, her research interests include the relations between art and science in the 19th and 20th centuries, scientific discovery, and general issues in philosophy of science, with a particular focus on scientific representations.
Two of the Laboratory of Dark Matters artists will talk about their different approaches to dark matter research:
Lab.Artist Susan Eyre will talk about the ideas behind Laboratory of Dark Matters project and her own work exploring of the origins of paradise and the philosophy of Plato on the shape of the cosmos.
Lab. Artist Amy Gear will discuss her response to dark matter research through a feminist approach, collaborating with a martial arts instructor and using green screen filming to reference the invisibility of women.
The panel discussion will be chaired by artist Elizabeth Murton and include Dr Chiara Ambrosio, Amy Gear, Dr Chamkaur Ghag, and Libby Heaney (latter two from session 1).
There will be complimentary refreshments served between 5.30- 6.30pm.
Find out more about Lab. Talks+ Session 3 Supper & Chats event including a home cooked vegetable tagine supper at 8.30pm, interactive discussions and informal conversations.