LASER is a program of evening gatherings, which bring together eclectic guest speakers working at the intersections of art, science and technology. Free of charge and open to the public, London LASER encourages lively discussion in an informal academic setting.
The tenth London LASER hosts seven presentations and provocations followed by hosted discussions. The schedule includes:
- Veronica Ranner discusses the applications and implications of reverse engineered silk
- Joey O'Gorman leads a discussion about environmental responsibility
- Béa Kayani explores perception and ambiguity in vision
- Crow Dillon-Parkin invites us to reconnect with our bodies, anchoring sensation
- Christina Fuentes Tibbitt seeks input to plans by the British Science Association to introduce a new ‘art + science’ section
- John Smith explores the ethical limitations of forensic science research
- Melanie King asks how the study of light and astronomy affect our perception of the universe
The event is free and open to all, but booking is required.
London LASER is hosted by University of the Arts London (Central Saint Martins MA Art and Science and The Lens) and University of Westminster (Broad Vision art/science research and learning project and CREAM), in association with Leonardo/ISAST (the International Society for Art, Science and Technology). LASER is a project of Leonardo® /ISAST.