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Creating Curiosity – Curiosity Collider Event at Café Deux Soleils April 15

10 Apr

Creating-Curiosity-Event-TitleYou are invited to Creating Curiosity hosted by Curiosity Collider on Wednesday, April 15th.  What is Curiosity Collider? It is a grassroots organization that is an inclusive community hub for curious innovators from any discipline. Their aim is to foster participatory partnerships between science and technology, art and culture, business communities and educational foundations to inspire new ways to experience science.  Their intention is to be a catalyst for collaborations that seed and grow engaging science communication projects. This coming Wednesday, they are hosting their first event which will include speakers doing a Pecha Kucha-esque show and tell says co-founder, Theresa Liao. Each speaker will provide a show and tell for approximately 7 minutes. The speakers they have lined up for next week’s event include:

Dominique & Cindy Duby who create award-winning chocolate masterpieces using food science + food architecture at their cutting edge atelier, Wild Sweets®.

Chris Waltham who merges experimental lutherie (crafting string instruments) with the physics of acoustics.

Erik Zepka examines the space between art and science: What can they learn from each other?

Adam Barlev from Vancouver’s Symmetry Group explores dodecahedral space as both art and science.

Joy Kirkby will speak on alien ecosystems and how they inspired her to encourage youths to take an artistic view of science.

Char Hoyt will share how a curiosity for understanding the shape of the universe took her oil painting into several new dimensions.

“Creating Curiosity – come meet curious people, and explore new ways to experience science together.”

You are invited to come out and learn how curiosity can lead to creativity and innovation. Collide with and meet other curious people so you can explore new ways to experience science together.  The event takes place at Café Deux Soleils, 2096 Commercial Drive, on Wednesday, April 15th and gets under way at 8:00 pm doors open at 7:30 pm. Cost is $5.00 at the door.  For more information, you can email Curiosity Collider directly at  You can also follow them on Facebook or on Twitter @ccollider.  What makes you curious?

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