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October 27 & 28

5:30-8:30 pm
Energy Biosciences Building
2151 Berkeley Way
UC Berkeley

Art · Origami · Microscopes · Robots · Conversation · Creativity

FREE admission
Event details:

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Nipam Patel · Holly Aaron · Carlo Sequin · Jack Galant · Farley Gwazda · Greg Niemeyer · Philipp Haslinger · Bernie Peyton · Elizabeth Jameson · Katherine Sherwood · Patricia Zambryski · Lawrence Hall of Science · ZEISS Berkeley Brain Microscopy Innovation Center
and more…

Experience the boundaries of the natural world, from the infinitesimal to the cosmic scale. During two evening events, explore exhibits of microscopy, multimedia artwork, digital sound and sculpture, created by artists and scientists probing our world for deeper understanding. Examine the minute universe with cutting-edge microscopes, play with robots, fold paper with an origami master, and join in fascinating conversations on science, image and creativity.

Vision + Light is presented in partnership with Science at Cal, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, ZEISS Berkeley Brain Microscopy Innovation Center, and the Bay Area Science Festival. This event was made possible through support by ZEISS.


Thursday October 27unnamed-1

6:15-7:00pm | The Relationship between Art & Science, Expressed by Folding
Bernie Peyton – Origami Master

7:30-8:15pm | Scientific Visualization, Mental Images, and Creativity
Carlo Séquin – Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences
Jack Gallant – Professor of Psychology
Farley Gwazda – Director, Worth Ryder Art Gallery

Friday October 28unnamed-1

6:15-7:00 pm | A conversation on image, aesthetics and research
Nipam Patel – Professor, Integrative Biology
Holly Aaron – Director, Cancer Research Laboratory (CRL) Molecular Imaging Center

7:30-8:15 pm | SEEC Photography at the speed of light
Philipp Haslinger – Physics, UC Berkeley
Enar De Dios Rodríguez – SF Art Institute; Thomas Juffmann – Stanford University