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Tesla: Visions + Inspirations Symposium

Presented by the UCLA Art|Sci Center

June 8, 2007, 5:00 pm   » 

Nikola Tesla's visions and inventions were at the core of the generation, transmission and use of electricity that has transformed our world. His genius and his importance to humankind is now only beginning to be fully appreciated, particularly as we become wireless and more energy conscious. Join us to hear about Tesla through the work of artists, scientists and engineers who have been inspired by his legacy.

UCLA, The California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI)
570 Westwood Plaza, Building 114

Participants:

Greg Leyh
- Nevada Lightening Lab – featuring a phased pair of Tesla coils,
122 feet tall. http://www.lod.org/LightningLab

Susan Joyce
- Director, Fringe gallery, Los Angeles

Milos Ercegovac
- Professor, Computer Science

Paulette Phillips
- Artist, Homewrecker electromagnetic sculpture

Gisele Trudel and Stephane Claude
- AElab Sparks – experimental documentary on the life of Nikola Tesla

Nina Czegledy
- The Resonance project co-curated with Louise Provencher

Organized by Victoria Vesna
- Art | Science center director