Rebecca Kamen is a sculptor and lecturer who works on the intersections of art and science, seeking ‘the truth’ through observation. She has worked on collaborative projects at the Center for Astrophysics at Harvard University, the Kavli Institute at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the Cajal Institute of Madrid.
As artist in residence in the neuroscience program at the National Institutes of Health, Kamen has interpreted and transformed neuroscience research into sculptural form. Currently she is serving as Artist in Residence in the Computational Neuroscience Initiative and Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pennsylvania.
Monday, September 24, 2018 – “Visualizing Scientific Concepts through Sculpture,” 9-11:30am, 204 Brodie Centre, Bannatyne campus, Neuroscience Network. The workshop is free, but space is limited. Please register by following the link: https://goo.gl/forms/aV2AHgvE6GzeiPMd2
Monday, September 24, 2018 – “The Butterfly Effect: Cajal as Catalyst,” 12-1pm, Theatre B, Basic Medical Sciences Building, followed by a free lunch reception.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 – “Making the Invisible, Visible: Discoveries Between Art & Science” Faculty of Science, Homecoming Luncheon, for Alumni and Friends, 12-1pm, Marshall McLuhan Hall.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 -“Visualizing Scientific Concepts through Sculpture,” an Art-Science workshop for scientists, co-facilitated by Reva Stone, Recipient of Canada Council’s Governor General’s Award for Visual and Media, artist in residence, Faculty of Fine Arts, 10-1pm, St. John’s Common Room. The workshop is free, but space is limited. Please register by following the link: https://goo.gl/forms/aV2AHgvE6GzeiPMd2
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 – “Patterned Perceptions: Discoveries Between Art, Science, and Indigenous Cultures,” 2:30-4pm, 202 St. John’s College.
Thursday, September 27, 2018 – “Public Lecture: Holding Einstein’s Brain” 4-6pm, Robert Schultz Lecture Theatre, St. John’s College.
Friday, September 28, 2018 – MB Culture Days “Artist’s talk/discussion with Reva Stone, – Science as a Material to Inform Creative Practise,” 7-9pm – facilitated by Seema Goel, Manitoba Craft Council, 329 Cumberland, includes reception.