Art-Science Speed Dating

How do art and science connect? What do artists and scientists have in common?

The Sheila C. Johnson Design Center (SJDC) at Parsons The New School for Design in collaboration with PositiveFeedback present:

UNFOLD: Climate Change Art & Science Dating Game

Thursday, December 1st at 7pm
Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Gallery, 2 W. 13 Street

This unique event brings artists and scientists within our community together to create that “spark”— inter-disciplinary collaborations addressing climate change. The evening begins with a featured “First Date” between installation and eco-artist Mary Miss and climate and Arctic scientist Stephanie Pfirman, MC’d by author David Berreby.

Their First Date will be followed by the main event – a round of speed dating* designed to allow participants to:

Get connected,

Discover what they have in common, and

Be artistically and scientifically inspired!

Bring your ideas and get a chance to go on a dozen or more “dates”!

Space is Limited! To guarantee your spot, Click here to RSVP with your designation/discipline (artist or scientist).

This event is part of the SJDC’s public programming in conjunction with the exhibition, U-n-f-o-l-d, A Cultural Response to Climate Change on view until December 15, 2011. All events are held in the gallery at 2 West 13 Street and are free and open to the public. www.newschool.edu/sjdc

For more information about these events and other arts/science collaborations, go to the PositiveFeedback website.

*While we would be absolutely tickled to learn of any sparks that fly, this event is intended to introduce potential creative partnerships, not foster true romance!!

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