Must attend one of these one day. Here is info about the next one:
Join Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences (CPNAS) at the D.C. Art and Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER), a monthly discussion forum on art and science projects in the national capital region and beyond. DASERs provide a snapshot of the cultural environment of the region and foster interdisciplinary networking. This month, the discussion’s theme is Brain Science and the Cyborg: Fact, History, and Possibilities. This series is organized in collaboration with Leonardo, the International Society for the Arts, Sciences, and Technology. This event is organized in collaboration with The Science & Entertainment Exchange, a program of the National Academy of Sciences.
5:30 to 6:00 p.m.Check in
6:00 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 30seconds to share their work. Please present yourwork as a teaser so that those who are interestedcan seek you out during social time followingthe event.
6:10 to 7:10 p.m.Panelists’ presentations (15 minutes each)
Gary Carrion-Murayari, co-curator of Ghosts in the Machine, New Museum, NYC
James Giordano, neuroscientist and neuroethicist,
Director, Center for Neurotechnology Studies,
Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, Arlington, VA
Monica Lopez-Gonzalez, musician, photographer, postdoc fellow, Johns Hopkins University and adjunct faculty, Visual Cognitive Neuroscience,
Maryland Institute College of Art, Information Visualization, Baltimore
Jonathan Peck, futurist and director, Institute for Alternative Futures, Alexandria, VA
7:10 to 7:45 p.m. Discussion
7:45 to 8:30 p.m. Reception