xREZ Art + Science Lab to host Leonardo LASER Series


xREZ Art + Science Lab is officially a designated host for the Leonardo/ISAST LASER series!

Beginning in Sept. 2016, the UNT LASER will be hosted by xREZ Art + Science Lab and held twice each year in the spring and fall semesters. The events will include an informal mix and mingle rendezvous hour followed by presentations and room-wide discussion among panelists and guests.

Launched informally in Mar. 2016 with the UNT Art + Science Rendezvous, the spring event held at the UNT Union was moderated by JD Talasek, director of Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences, with presentations by Dallas-Ft. Worth practitioners including computational artist Ira Greenberg, Make Art with Purpose founder Janeil Engelstad, UNT physics professor and data-musician Marco Buongiorno Nardelli, and xREZ Art + Science Lab Director, artist-scientist Ruth West.

The forthcoming LASER series will feature art-science practitioners from North Texas as well as national and international guests working at the intersection of the arts and sciences.

LASER (Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous) is Leonardo/ISAST‘s international program of evening gatherings that bring artists and scientists together for informal presentations and conversation with an audience.

Leonardo Logox500Leonardo/The International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology (Leonardo/ISAST) “fosters collaborative explorations both nationally and internationally by facilitating interdisciplinary projects and documenting and disseminating information about interdisciplinary practice.”

Stay tuned for information about the Sept. 2016 UNT LASER hosted by xREZ Art + Science Lab!

Learn about past events: Art + Science Rendezvous @ UNT.


News@xREZ June 9, 2016


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