Events

FREE LASER Talk: Bird Song
March 5, 2018 - 5:30pm
Monday, March 5, 5:30-7:30pm UCI Applied Innovation 5141 California Ave #250, Irvine, CA 92617 Free parking on site   As humans, we have long since been fascinated by birds. Their seemingly magical capacity for flight, song, and navigation have made them powerful symbols for many cultures, especially through the art historical lexicon. The Beall Center for Art + Technology’s related exhibition - "It Passes like a Thought" - explores flight, birdsong, and the aesthetic variation of avian species through the work of several intermedia artists. This panel talk will allow...
Free John Cage & Fluxus Performances
February 15, 2018 - 7:00pm
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 7pm UC Irvine xMPL in the Contemporary Arts Center FREE Admission   The Beall Center for Art + Technology, UCI Department of Art, and Integrated Composition, Improvisation, and Technology program invite you to a dynamic evening of live John Cage and Fluxus performances. Scores from John Cage's 1970s "Song Books," and a re-staging of his famed 1968 performance, "Reunion" will be performed by UC Irvine students, as well as assorted scores by Fluxus artists. In his seminal course at the New School for Social Research, Cage taught young...
2nd Annual STEAM Educators Luncheon
December 2, 2017 - 11:00am
Saturday, December 2, 2017 11am-4pm $10 admission (covers lunch and materials, excludes parking)   Designed for youth educators, program directors, and community outreach coordinators in Southern California, this annual luncheon showcases examples of STEAM-based programs and research happening at UCI, strategies for incorporating STEAM concepts into the K-12 classroom, and includes discussions about STEAM-based research with professionals in the field. Attendees will be treated to a curator-led walkthrough of the Beall Center for Art + Technology's current exhibition – "...
David Bowen / infrared drawing device, 2003 / four infrared sensors, charcoal, aluminum, wire, plastic, electronics / dimensions variable
LASER Talk: Drawn from a Score
October 9, 2017 - 5:30pm
Monday, October 9, 2017 5:30-7:30pm FREE admission and parking   Location: UCI Applied Innovation 5141 California Ave., Suite #250 Irvine, CA 92697 This conversation will address how artists, programmers, innovators, and musicians are inspired by the idea of scores, and the various interpretations of scored compositions, improvisation, and/or patterns. The Beall Center for Art + Technology’s related exhibition – "Drawn from a Score" – presents a historical survey of artworks inspired by this practice. Speakers will be recruited from the departments of Music,...
LASER Talk: Assessing STEAM Education
July 10, 2017 - 5:30pm
Monday, July 10, 5:30-7:30pm The COVE at UCI Applied Innovation 5141 California Ave., Suite #250 Irvine, CA 92617 FREE admission and parking with registration   With the increased focus on STEAM education (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics), how are current K-12 and collegiate students processing ideas about creativity, collaboration, interdisciplinary study, and innovative careers? Under the guidance of Ph.D. researcher and UC Irvine faculty member, Viet Vu, this discussion will address the many perspectives about the impact of STEAM education...

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