Vision+Light: Processing Perception

Vision+Light: Processing Perception Feb 20-Mar 14, 2019

An Exhibition of Art & Science

Presented by Science at Cal and the Department of Art Practice, and co-sponsored by UC Berkeley Arts + Design Initiative

February 20 – March 14, 2019

Gallery Hours: 12 – 5pm, Mondays – Thursdays

Extended Hours: Tuesdays 5 – 7pm

Opening Reception: Wednesday, Feb 20 4 – 7pm

Worth Ryder Art Gallery

116 Kroeber Hall, UC Berkeley 

This acclaimed program returns for its sixth, and to date most varied and provocative exhibition of the convergence of science and art. Presenting artwork and installations across a range of media and technologies, Vision + Light: Processing Perception offers stunning visual, mind-bending virtual, and intriguing tactile experiences to spark thought and inspiration. Meet and share ideas with the scientists and artists whose work is on display. Join us for conversations on science, image, connections and creativity.

Origami Workshop

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

5:00 – 6:30pm

Room 120, Kroeber Hall  Free and Open to the Public
Bernie Peyton – Origami artist & wildlife biologist Explore the relationship between science and art as it applies to origami design, learn how scientists are now taking their knowledge of folding to solve real world problems. Can you imagine how knowledge of origami could create a microscope that costs less than one dollar, or stuff a huge solar panel into a rocket that would later be expanded in space? Find out, and be prepared to try some folding yourself to reveal the thinking behind these innovations.

Demystifying the Blackbox: What neuroscience of human perception can learn from the design of artificial intelligence, and vice versa

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 

6:30 – 8pm

Room 120, Kroeber Hall (Adjacent to Worth Ryder Art Gallery) Free and Open to the Public
Albert Lai Data Scientist Lydia Majure Science policy advocate and former postdoc in the Gallant Lab for Cognitive, Computational & Systems Neuroscience Purin Phanichphant Artist and Lecturer, Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation

A Conversation with Paul Alivisatos and Kate Nichols

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

6:30 – 8pm

Room 120, Kroeber Hall  Free and Open to the Public
Paul Alivisatos Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost & Professor of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology Kate Nichols Artist & Former Artist-in-Residence, Alivisatos Group
Scanning an Artificial Brain - Purin Phanichphant and Albert Lai

Scanning an Artificial Brain – installation

Purin Phanichphant and Albert Lai

The Biological Significance of these Sequences is not Known (Vanessa Cardui 2), Oil on panel, 23” x 23”, 2017.

Kate Nichols

Alyssa Bormann | Caroline Chan, Shiry Ginosar, Tinghui Zhou & Alexei A. Efros | Leslie Chan | Rebecca Chance | David Garnick | Sinéad Griffin | Irene Grossrubatscher | Noura Howell with Stephanie Tang and Kimiko Ryokai | Mark Khoury | Vivian Liu & Robert Kett | Lydia Majure | April Myers | Kate Nichols | Greg Niemeyer & Roger Antonsen with Paul D. Miller a.k.a. DJ Spooky | Nipam Patel | Ashley Poust | Purin Phanichphant & Albert Lai | Bernie Peyton | Jeremy Sarchet | Carlo Séquin | Evan Shelhamer | Tyler Square | Joshua Tworig | Antoine Wojdyla | & others!

Alyssa Bormann

Mark Khoury

Teresa Puthussery

Tyler Square

Worth Ryder Art Gallery
Arts + Design
Title Image: Scanning an Artificial Brain – Purin Phanichphant and Albert Lai