The Encounter

Please join us for a conversation with EPSCoR Research Scientist Marta Gomez-Chiarri, Digital Artist Jack Lovell, and Industrial Designer David Zacher as they reflect on their experience in art+design+science collaboration to develop tools for visualization.

The conversation, entitled The Encounter, will launch the new series Conversations | Collaborations, an initiative of the Creative Arts Council at Brown University. The series is curated by Charlie Cannon.

Immediately following The Encounter, Artists in Context will host their One Book Club meeting.

The Encounter
Wednesday, April 11, 5:30 – 7:00 pm
Englander Studio (N420)
Granoff Center  154 Angell St. Providence

How do we begin to work together; before we know what we are going to do?

Drawing from their experience developing new tools for data visualization – a biologist, an artist and a designer will reflect on the importance of vulnerability and openness in the first encounter – in the meeting that precedes a project.

Participants
Marta Gomez-Chiarri, Professor, Department of Fisheries, Animal and Veterinary Sciences, URI, Visiting Scientist at RISD

David Zacher, MFA Candidate, ID, RISD

Jack Lovell, MFA Candidate, D+M, RISD

Conversations | Collaborations is a series of events exploring the importance of conversation to successful, creative interdisciplinary collaboration.

Conversations | Collaborations is a part of the Creative Mind Initiative at Brown University, curated by Charlie Cannon, in association with the Creative Arts Council.

Artists in Context is collaborating sponsor of Conversations | Collaborations.

The Encounter is co-sponsored by RI NSF EPSCoR

OneBook Book Club
The Big Thirst by Charles Fishman
Wednesday April 11 at 7:30 pm
Englander Studio (N420)
Granoff Center
154 Angell Street
Providence, RI

The OneBook book club examines the artist’s role as public intellectual through the lens of a single book. This meeting will explore The Big Thirst, Charles Fishman’s book about the future of water.

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