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February 20: DASER on Art as a Way of Knowing

The next D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER), a monthly discussion forum on art and science projects, will be held Thursday, February 20 starting at 6:00 p.m.. DASERs provide a snapshot of the cultural environment and foster interdisciplinary networking. This month, in celebration of its third anniversary, DASER explores the theme of art as a way of knowing.
 
Speakers will include artists Michele Banks and Diane Burko; Michigan State University professor and bioartist Robert Root-Bernstein; and Nina Samuel, Curator, Art and Science Historian, and Post-Doctoral Researcher at Image Knowledge Gestaltung: An Interdisciplinary Laboratory, Cluster of Excellence, Humboldt University, in collaboration with Center for Literary and Cultural Research, Berlin, Germany.
 
Free and open to the public; registration and photo ID are required. The event is also viewable via webcast starting at 5:30 p.m. EST.

DASER is co-sponsored by Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences (CPNAS) and Leonardo, the International Society for the Arts, Sciences, and Technology.