Joe Davis: Artist Talk "Forbidden Fruit"

Monday, October 7, 2013 at 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Physical Sciences Building, 120 245 East Avenue

Artist, scientist and philosopher Joe Davis will give a free talk Oct. 7 at 6:30 p.m. in 120 Physical Sciences, followed by an 8 p.m. screening of the documentary film “Heaven + Earth + Joe Davis” at Cornell Cinema.

Davis is a research affiliate in biology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard Medical School. He has taught in MIT’s graduate architecture program and at the Rhode Island School of Design. His research and art includes work in the fields of molecular biology, bioinformatics, BioArt, “space art” and sculpture, using such media as centrifuges, radios, prosthetics, magnetic fields and genetic material.

Co-sponsored with the Department of Physics, his visit is part of the first Cornell Council for the Arts Biennial, Intimate Cosmologies:  The Aesthetics of Scale in an Age of Nanotechnology,” April 7 to May 2, 2014.

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Lecture

Departments

Cornell Council for the Arts

Website

http://cca.cornell.edu

Cost

Free admission

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#intimatecosmologies

Contact E-Mail

cca@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Yvette Burggren

Contact Phone

607-255-7274

Speaker

Joe Davis

Speaker Affiliation

MIT, Harvard

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