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Featured Event

2-3 May

Location: UCLA California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) Auditorium + Lobby + Presentation Space

UCLA Art|Sci Team proudly presents Sound + Science Symposium 2.0, 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.

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.

For more information please visit the event website!

DAY 1: Features Artsmesh networked composition performance by Ken Fields (UCSB) connecting UC Los Angeles, UC Santa Barbara, Canada (Joel Ong) and Harvestworks, NY (Gil Kuno). This will be followed by a workshop with design media arts student Dillon Bastan and the Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) with short talks by the symposium participants. Streamed LIVE! (we will send link on the day of)

DAY 2:  Starts with talks, demos and mini-performances by sound / media artists — ­­­Bill Fontana, Carol Parkinson, Paul Geluso, Ted Byrnes, Jocelyn Ho, Sarah Brady, musicologist Nina Eidsheim, nanoscientist James Gimzewski and physicist Seth Putterman. Additionally, design media arts student Ivana Dam will be performing the microscope as a musical instrument and Noise Aquarium will be installed for the audiences to experience.