THE INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART/BOSTON

Program Info

Thursday, October 11
6:00 pm

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Free with museum admission
Tickets are required and available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Holly McGrath Visitor Center beginning at 4 pm on the day of the program, only. Space is limited; one ticket per person.

 

 

   

 

 

GALLERY TALK

Josiah McElheny:

Some Pictures of the Infinite  

DR. DAVID WEINBERG
Professof of Astronomy, Ohio State University

BANG WONG

Creative Director, Broad Institute,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University

DR. LOIS HETLAND
Professor of Art Education, Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Dr. David Weinberg—collaborator on Josiah McElheny’s riveting Island Universe and other works—joins Bang Wong and Dr. Lois Hetland, author of Studio Thinking: The Real Benefits of Visual Arts Education, in a discussion that explores the challenges of creating visual representations of scientific knowledge. The exchange of ideas offers a glimpse into how scientists visualize data for public consumption, and identifies similarities practiced by visual artists.

 


This program is co-hosted for with Science for the Public, an organization that encourages public appreciation of science through its programs, featuring leading scientists and authors.

ICA interpretive programs and materials for Josiah McElheny: Some Pictures of the Infinite are made possible by the support of the Nathaniel Saltonstall Arts Fund.

 

 


Shown above:
JOSIAH McELHENY
Study for The Center is Everywhere (detail), 2012
Private Collection

 

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Date:October 11, 2012 06:00 PM –
October 11, 2012 07:00 PM
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