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Art Department Chair Jennifer Parker presents at UC Berkeley Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER)

Thu, Oct 10, 2013, 1:30 am to 4:00 am



UC Berkeley LASER
Location: UC Berkeley Extension, Room 110, Barrows Hall
Berkeley, CA


6:30-6:55pm: Zann Gill (former NASA scientist) on "Resolving Prediction's Paradox: collaborative intelligence ecosystems"

Collaborative intelligence characterizes distributed, multi-agent networks

6:55-7:20pm: Jennifer Parker (UC Santa Cruz) on "Publishing in Public: Breaking Down Academic Silos to Create Trans-Disciplinary Research"

Highlighting new works created by artists and scientists from the UCSC OpenLab Network

7:20-7:40pm: BREAK

Before or after the break, 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.

7:40-8:05pm: Cheryl Leonard (Composer) on "Music from High Latitudes"

Making music out of sounds, objects and experiences from the polar regions.

8:05-8:30pm: Wayne Vitale (Gamelan Sekar Jaya) on "Between Ancient Texts and Three Screens"

An ancient Hindu text was given new dimensions in the multimedia event "Makrokosma Bali" by an Indonesian gamelan ensemble and a team of US-based visual, audio and software artists

8:30-9:00pm: Discussion/Networking


The Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) series of lectures and presentations on art, science and technology take place at a number of venues: the University of San Francisco, Stanford University, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC Davis, UC Santa Cruz and a New York Studio.Leonardo community members interested in presenting work at an upcoming LASER should contact LASER Chair Piero Scaruffi p (at) scaruffi (dot) com for details.To RSVP to attend an upcoming LASER event, email: p (at) scaruffi (dot) com.

For information on the DC Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER) series, please visit the National Academy of Sciences web site:

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View videos of past LASER and DASER presentations: SF and Stanford LASERS: (also linked below); UCLA LASERS:; DC LASERS:



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