HARD SCIENCE at Chicago Art Department on Friday, Aug 13, 2010, 6pm – 10pm

Chicago Art Department

1837 South Halsted

Chicago, IL 60608

Hard Science is a gallery experience meant to showcase artistic interpretations of scientific concepts and theories. Although we live in an era of high technology - actual scientific principles, research, and theories seldom cross over into the realm of art. Many concepts that are being proven often times can be compared with contemporary conceptual art. Conversely much of the imaging and data created in research can function as contemporary art - as it proves concepts that may be disassociated from the actual representation, such as images of particles appearing as spiral streaks and years of research represented by the addition of a number on a scale.

Curators Chuck Przybyl and Edyta Stepien have invited artists from multiple disciplines to create work that will specifically illustrate or relate to understanding scientific concepts. Working closely with Teppei Katori of MIT and FermiLab they have created a unique scientific experience in the realm of art.

Partial List of Participating Artists:
Edyta Stepien
Margaret Noble
Cleveland Dean
Reidar Hahn
Teppei Katori
Dandee Petr
Mark Salach
Todd Frugia
Marta Sasinowska
Nat Soti
Amie Sell
Pei and Nathan Peck
Stacy Peterson
Chuck Przybyl
Posted by Hunter Cole
Hunter Cole is an artist and scientist that creates living art, abstractions, digital art, and installations confronting issues related to biotechnology in our culture. She teaches biology and art at Loyola University Chicago.


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