Soft Science

Posted by | Conversations at the Edge | Posted on | February 2, 2006

Thursday, February 2, 2006, 6pm

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Curator Rachel Mayeri in person!

Some of the most astonishing art projects exist behind laboratory doors. This collection of video-curiosities, curated by filmmaker Rachel Mayeri, brings together work by artists and scientists in experiments with ebullient nanogears, tethered flies, and the ever-elusive idea of Reason. It Did It (2000, Peter Brinson); Soft Science “Cinema of Attractions” (2004, Joe Milutis and Rachel Mayeri); Bug Girl (2003, Su Rynard); Re-Animation 3, 4 & 2 (2003, Kaipo Newhouse); Ameising 1 (2003, Sean Dockray); Stories From The Genome: An Animated History of Reproduction (2003, Rachel Mayeri); I Am Today’s Lesson Plan (2004, Darrin Martin and Torsten Z. Burns); and The Bats (1998, Jim Trainor). www.soft-science.org. Co-presented with the Video Data Bank. 1998-2004, various directors, Canada/USA, ca. 65 min, video.

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