LASER LEONARDO ART SCIENCE EVENING RENDEVOUS ZURICH

Previous Talks

22. May 2018 - SPACE TIME ART!

05 Jul, 2018

This LASER ZURICH will feature artists and scientists who will present their thoughts on this exciting existentialist topic. Arthur Woods (Astronautical Artist), Dr. Marco C. Bernasconi (Astronautical Engineer) and Jayanne English (Astrophysicist and Astronomy Image-maker). The discussion will be moderated by Prof. Dr. Jill Scott (Media Artist and Art Science Context Provider-ZurichRead More →

16. January 2018 - The power of voice! ICT for Agroecology: new model for knowledge generation and sharing

20 Apr, 2018

This LASER ZURICH and WWF collaboration will feature an artist and a scientist who will present their thoughts on this exciting and controversial topic. Dr. Eugenio Tisselli (Mexican-Italian Media Artist) and Bernadette Oehen (Botanist, MAS ETHZ. FiBL-Department of Socio-Economic Sciences). The discussion will be moderated by Dr. Angelika Hillbeck (Agroecologist from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Department of Institute of Integrative Biology, Zurich)Read More →

10. October 2017 - Extinction or Resurrection?

13 Dec, 2017

This LASER ZURICH will feature an artist and a scientist who have worked together for over five years, and will present their thoughts on this exciting and controversial topic. Anna-Maria Bauer (Zurich Artist) and Dennis Hansen (Scientist and Project leader of the Zoological Museum) will present the preliminary outcome of an expedition to Rodrigues in the Indian Ocean, and discuss aspects of how they are currently working their way through their experiences and collection of data/materials to result in two joint exhibitions in Zurich/Rodrigues. The discussion will be moderated by Prof. Marille Hahne and Prof.Jill Scott.Read More →

05. September 2017 - Times of waste: How to deal with the leftovers?

18 Sep, 2017

This LASERZurich will feature 4 renowned curators, artists and scientists that will cross pollinate their own research by presenting and discussing this exciting and controversial topic.

Heinz Böni (Swiss Federal Institute for Material Science and Technology (Empa) will talk with Members of The Research Team for Times of Waste (Flavia Caviezel, Mirjam Bürgin, Dr. Yvonne Volkart from the Academy of Art and Design, University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Northwestern Switzerland).

The discussion will be moderated by Prof. Dr. Jill Scott.Read More →

06. June 2017 - Can both art and science explore the limits of out-of-body or nearly-dead experiences?

06 Aug, 2017

This LASERZurich will feature two renowned researchers that will cross pollinate their research by presenting this exciting and controversial topic.

Dr. Helen Pynor (Bio-Artist video, photography, sculpture, media art, wet biology and performance) and Assistant Professor Dr. Bigna Lenggenhager (Department of Psychology, University of Zurich). The discussion will be moderated by Prof. Dr. Jill Scott.Read More →