National Security through Social Sciences Workshop for UC Faculty and National Lab Researchers

A two-day workshop focused on using social science tools and strategies to address national security issues. This workshop is designed to provide technical/scholarly background and networking opportunities for UC faculty and National Lab researchers interested in submitting proposals under the UC National Laboratory Fees Research Program (LFRP)

More information: https://ucnatlsecuritythroughsocialscience.eventbrite.com

Wetware Art/Agency/Animation – Beall Center for Art + Technology, 2/6/16-5/7/16

wetwareContemporary artists who employ laboratory methods in the context of Synthetic Biology are getting particularly “close to life” today. This exhibition features international artists who have increasingly extended their work towards wetware practices: Adam Brown, Gilberto Esparza, Thomas Feuerstein, Lucie Strecker & Klaus Spiess and Orkan Telhan. In addition Evelina Domnitch & Dmitry Gelfand and Anna Dumitriu present new works developed during their three-week residencies at the Beall in collaboration with the UCI Center for Complex Biological Systems and the UCI Newkirk Center for Science & Society.

WETWARE is curated by Beall Center Artistic Director David Familian and Jens Hauser, a Paris and Copenhagen based art curator, writer and media studies scholar who focuses on the interactions between art and technology.

For more information, see http://beallcenter.uci.edu/exhibitions/wetware-art-agency-animation.