This weekend at Cornell University is the LUX: Art & Science Exhibition.
A combined effort of the Department of Art and the Department of Physics, the exhibition encourages a cross pollination between artists and a broad spectrum of scientists.
Artists whose work will be exhibited in Milstein Hall Gallery include: Oisin Byrne, Stine Diness, Beatrice Pediconi, Jason Krugman, and Natalie Tyler. A companion exhibition will be held in Willard Straight Hall Gallery and the artists exhibiting there include: Sharyn O’Mara, Kazue Taguchi
The exhibiton opens with a reception at Milstein this Friday, April 20th from 5-7pm, followed by a dance performance in Willard Straight. On Saturday, April 21, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium, Milstein Hall, Nobel Prize winning chemist Roald Hoffmann and MacArthur Genius Award recipient Michal Lipson will give talks and Philip Krasicky from the physics department will provide interactive demonstrations of light and its technology moving from photo voltaic cells to lasers. Hoffmann will address chemical reactions which generate light and how light serves as a critical catalyst. Lipson, will speak about her work with micron-size photonic structures for light manipulation.
For more info and a schedule of events, visit: http://aap.cornell.edu/events/events_details.cfm?customel_datapageid_2742=539573