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A Psychological Exploration of How Art Works
Ellen Winner, PhD (Director of the Arts and Mind Lab, Boston College) discusses 5 key findings from her book, “How Art Works: A Psychological Exploration” and how can science help us understand the human response to art.
Exploring Our Inner and Outer Worlds: The Crossroads Where Art and Medicine Meet
Anand Viswanathan, MD, PhD (VAssociate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School) and Mona Kuhn (Photographer, Edwynn Houk Gallery) discuss their neuroscience and photography project.
Working Across Disciplines: Figuring Out How to Figure it Out Together
Join Tedi Asher (Neuroscience Researcher, Peabody Essex Museum) and Trevor Smith (Curator of the Present Tense, Peabody Museum) as they discuss working across disciplines.
Tales from the Crossroads of Art and Science at MIT
Leila Kinney (Executive director of Arts Initiatives and CAST, MIT) and Evan Ziporyn (Kenan Sahin Distinguished Professor of Music and faculty director of CAST) discuss the work they have done at MIT to bring the worlds of science and art together.
The Power of Visual Media in Scientific Thinking & Communication with Gael McGill
Gaël McGill, PhD (Founder & CEO of Digizyme and faculty at Harvard Medical School) will share his work and research at the intersection of science, art, technology and education.
From Resins to Melanin: Material Conditions and the Image
Lucy Kim (Artist in Residence, Broad Institute/ Assistant Professor of Art - Painting, Boston University - College of Fine Arts) takes us behind the scenes of her current work where she utilizes melanin produced by genetically modified E.Coli to create prints.
Collecting Contemporary Art From the Periphery to the Center - A Radiologist’s View
Gama Herrera, self-taught artist, diagnostic radiologist (Cleveland Clinic, Case Western Reserve University) and contemporary art collector discusses his approach to creating empathy, finding meaning and seeing the connection between curation and care, between artistic creativity and medical curiosity.