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Microbial Aesthetics

Science, Philosophy, Ethics and Art Meet the Microbes.

Paul Vanouse, Director of Coalesce
Coalesce Center for Biological Art, 308 Hochstetter Hall, UB North Campus & Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, 341 Delaware Ave, Buffalo
1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Free and Open to the Public
Genome, Environment and Microbiome Community of Excellence (GEM)
Sara Thomas at 716-829-3890 (
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Summary: Join practitioners from across the arts, humanities and sciences for a two-day symposium to propose and discuss methods and aesthetics of engagement with microbial life from multidisciplinary perspectives to afford new vantages for inquiry. Please R.S.V.P. to This event is free and open to the public Schedule: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2017 COALESCE CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL ART, HOCHSTETTER 359, UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO, NORTH CAMPUS: 1:00-3:00PM: Aeolian Microbe workshop. Joel Ong, Coalesce Artist in residence, Assistant Professor, York University, Toronto. 3:30-6:00PM: Winogradsky Column workshop. Nicole Clouston, Coalesce Artist in residence, Artist, Toronto. HALLWALLS CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER, 341 DELAWARE AVE, BUFFALO: 7:00-7:30PM: Symposium welcome meet and greet. 7:30-9:00PM: Screening and artist talk by Cosima Herter, Film Producer, Scientific advisor Orphan Black television series. This symposium is sponsored by Genome, Environment and Microbiome (GEM) Community of Excellence at the University at Buffalo