|Artists, academics, biologists and creative technologists, will gather on Friday 20 March 2020 from 9 am until 4:30 pm at Paviljoen de Witte and museum Beelden aan Zee, The Hague, to examine the confluence of art and science and how rapidly emerging technologies are changing creative practices. It will be a chance to discuss the challenges and opportunities currently facing their respective fields. Themes for discussion will include:
- Interdisciplinary practices, its challenges and benefits
- Bio-art, new media through the confluence of art, science and technology
- Post-humanism and human enhancement through artistic practice
- Future roles of artists and scientists working in collaboration
- New technologies and their impact on creative practice
- Curatorial challenges and possibilities
Museum Beelden aan Zee in conjunction with the Sculptuur Instituut presents a one-day symposium. The symposium will be conducted in English.
Professor Carl Gombrich – LIS Academic Lead, London Interdisciplinary School, formerly Program Director of Arts and Sciences – Interdisciplinary, University College, London (UCL).
Professor Robert Zwijnenberg – Professor of Art and Science Interactions, Universiteit van Leiden NL.
Speakers and panel participants:
Jacob van der Beugel – UK based Dutch ceramic artist and creator of ‘A Mutating Story’ and the new ceramic DNA installation at the newly renovated Paleis Huis ten Bosch – Nederland.
Dr Henk Jonkers – Associate Professor the Sustainability group within the Materials & Environment section at the CEG Faculty of the Delft University of Technology.
Professor Hans Clevers – Utrecht University, Hubrecht Institute for developmental biology and stem cell research and Prinses Máxima Centrum voor kinderoncologie, NL
Professor Michael White – Professor of the History of Art, York University.
Pei-Ying Lin – Bio-art designer and artist, Taiwan
Jeroen van Loon – Artist experimenting with media, data and technology, NL.
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Tickets are available on www.beeldenaanzee.nl/tickets. (select March 20) Cost for this Symposium are €25,- (€20,- for students, please show student ID).
Please buy a ticket before 11 March 2020.