Interdisciplinary Cultural Events

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Other events in the Bay Area

LASER

  • Chaired by Piero Scaruffi in San Francisco (since 2008, currently at University of San Francisco) and Silicon Valley (since 2010, currently at Stanford University)
  • Free and open to the public
  • Four presentations on wildly different topics by four presenters of different disciplines (artists, scientists, philosophers, historians, inventors, scholars)
  • Interaction with the audience
  • Online since 2020
  • Sister series in more than 40 locations as of 2021 coordinated by Leonardo ISAST
LAST festival
  • High-tech interactive art installations
  • Tech/science talks
  • Live interactive workshops
  • Performances

Thinking about Thought
  • Multi-evening class on Cognitive Science

ATOMIC
  • Anthropology
  • Technology
  • Omega point (singularity)
  • Music
  • Images (painting, video)
  • Cognitive Science

SMMMASH
  • Stanford University
  • Themed art exhibit
  • Four presentations on the same theme by four presenters of different disciplines (artists, scientists, philosophers, historians, inventors, scholars)
  • Panel
  • Website with audio interviews, "reading material", etc.
Audio interviews
Videos
An Evening on Design (UC Berkeley, 14 august 2013): "The State of the Object: How Art Interacts with Body, Society and Life" (UC Berkeley, 14 August 2013): Maria McVarish, Meredith Tromble, Piero Scaruffi, Stuart Kendall, Hunter Whitney
An Evening of BioArt (USF, 31 july 2012): Oron Catts, Meredith Tromble, Piero Scaruffi, Phil Ross, Tami Spector, Anna Davidson


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