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SOUND + SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM 2.0

UCLA Art | Sci Center + Lab

May 2, 2019, 10:00 am   » 

The UCLA Art | Sci Center + Lab proudly announces the Sound + Science Symposium 2.0 - May 2nd and 3rd, a decade after the first gathering in March, 2009 (Sound + Science 1.0).

Join us to in a 2-day symposium with sound artists, scientists and humanists exploring all kinds of vibrations, audible and inaudible. This extraordinary event will bring together leading figures to discuss the applications and implications of such research in relation to questions of culture, politics, history, environment, art, and music.

Location: UCLA California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI)
Auditorium, lobby and presentation room

Sound + Science 2.0 is a two day gathering of sound artists and scientists on May 2 and 3. Organized and moderated by Victoria Vesna, director of UCLA Art Sci center.

Day 1 will will feature the Artsmesh networked performance by Ken Fields (UCSB) connecting UC Los Angeles, UC Santa Barbara, Arizona (Andrea Polli), Canada (Joel Ong) and Harvestworks, NY (Gil Kuno). This will be followed by the Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) with short talks by the symposium participants.

Day 2 will start with talks, demos and mini-performances by sound artists -- ¬¬¬Bill Fontana, Carol Parkinson, Paul Geluso, Ted Byrnes, Jocelyn Ho, musicologist Nina Eidsheim, nanoscientist James Gimzewski and physicist Seth Putterman. Additionally, Design Media Arts students Dillon and Ivana Dam will be performing and conducting short hands-on workshops and Noise Aquarium will be installed for the audiences to experience.


California Nanosystems Institute (CNSI)
570 Westwood Plaza
Building 114
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1456
Parking is $12 all day, and is available near CNSI in structure 9, adjacent to the building. For more information, call 1.310.206.0686.