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Meet A Scientist – Experiment With An Artist Weekend At Science World April 9 & 10

4 Apr

MeetScientist

You are invited to Experiment With An Artist Weekend At Science World on April 9 & 10. This two day event is brought to you by Curiosity Collider and Science World.   You will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on activities with scientists as well as interacting with on-site artists. The line up of artists include Char Hoyt, Christopher Rodrigues, Laura Lee Coles, Michelle Weinstein, Sammy Chien, Willa Downing and more. Some of the scientists lined up and their respective fields include Stefanie Vogt (microbiology), Amy Smith (neuroscience), Rosa An (geo-technical engineering), Jacqueline Wong (audiologist), Antonya Gonzalez (developmental psychology), Philip LeSueur (geological engineering), Samuel Brenner (civil engineering), Kelly Ablard (biology), and Regan Zhang (medical genetics). Keep an eye on their Facebook page for updates. Admission for this event is general admission to Science World. The event runs from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm on April 9th and 10th.   For more information and to see a full list of artists and scientists, visit their Facebook page or follow them on Twitter @ccollider.  They want to know, what makes you curious?

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

Collide and Conquer Comes To Café Deux Soleils January 27

21 Jan

CollideAndConquerCuriosity Collider wants to shift how you experience science.  On January 27th, they present Collide and Conquer which will be a Pecha Kucha-esque type show that brings together art, science, technology and the business community at Café Deux Soleils. They have 3 speakers lined up which include:

Astronomer Jaymie Matthews
on his collaboration with Chloe Z (shadow puppeteer)
“N-body Pornography! – When galaxies and puppets collide”

Artist Dzee Louise and Roboteer Daniel DeGagne
on their Newreal Pathways BrainBot CC-DD 1.50

Artist Colleen McLaughlin Barlow on her artist residencies at the
Canada France Hawaii Telescope & the Gemini Telescope “Making Art at 14,000 Feet

After which, they will be hosting an open mic portion so you can share your idea on stage for 90 seconds.  If you don’t have a creative idea to share, maybe you have a great experience to contribute.  You are invited to come out and chat with, collaborate with other art and science enthusiasts for what we expect to be an engaging evening.   Cost for the event is $5 at the door, doors open at 7:30 pm with the show getting under way at 8:00 pm.

Collisions Between Art & Science At Café Deux Soleils August 19

12 Aug

Art&ScienceYou are invited to Untold Stories of Collisions Between Art + Science hosted by Curiosity Collider on Wednesday, August 19th.  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. On August 19th, they will be hosting a Pecha Kucha-esque show in which each speaker will provide a show and tell for approximately 7 minutes. The speakers they have lined up for their next event include:

  • Emily Smith, Textile Artist. Learning with fibre.
  • Graham With, Brewmaster at Parallel 49 Brewing Company. Science with senses – the science of brewing.
  • Laura Ulrich, Biological illustrator/animator in training. Finding a balance between art, science and sharing knowledge.
  • Omar Dominguez, Sustainability and Community Development Professional. How our city shapes emotions.
  • RC Weslowski, Poet. Who will discuss how to find meaning in nonsense.
  • Wayne Maddison, Biologist at UBC which discuss the evolution of music.

“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, August 19th and gets under way at 8:00 pm doors open at 7:30 pm. Cost is $6.00 at the door.  For more information, you can email Curiosity Collider directly at info@curiositycollider.org.  You can also follow them on Facebook or on Twitter @ccollider.  What makes you curious?

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 info@curiositycollider.org.  You can also follow them on Facebook or on Twitter @ccollider.  What makes you curious?

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