Times of waste: How to deal with the leftovers?

This LASERZurich will feature 4 renowned curators, artists and scientists that will cross pollinate their own research by presenting and discussing this exciting and controversial topic. Heinz Böni (Swiss Federal Institute for Material Science and Technology (Empa) will talk with Members of The Research Team for Times of Waste (Flavia Caviezel, Mirjam Bürgin, Dr. Yvonne ... Read more

Can both art and science explore the limits of out-of-body or nearly-dead experiences?

This LASERZurich will feature two renowned researchers that will cross pollinate their research by presenting this exciting and controversial topic. Dr. Helen Pynor (Bio-Artist video, photography, sculpture, media art, wet biology and performance) and Assistant Professor Dr. Bigna Lenggenhager (Department of Psychology, University of Zurich). The discussion will be moderated by Prof. Dr. Jill Scott. ... Read more

New Urban Technologies

This LASERZurich will feature three renowned researchers that will cross pollinate their research by discussing this exciting and controversial topic. Felix Adamczyk (Engineer from Smart Home Technology, Zurich) and Agung Firmanto Budiharto and Agus Tri Budiarto (Media Artists from Lifepatch, Yogyakarta, Indonesia). This discussion will be moderated by Prof. Dr. Jill Scott. Felix Adamczyk: What ... Read more

Biofeedback in virtual space visualisation and musica

Isabella Pasqualini (architect and scientist, EPFL, Lausanne) and Steffen A. Schmidt (musicologist and musical performer, ZHdK, Zurich). The discussion will be moderated by Boris Magrini. Isabella Pasqualini is an architect (ETHZ, 2000) and scientist with a PhD in architecture and cognitive neuroscience (EPFL, 2012). After studies in Venice, Zürich and Madrid, she has worked for ... Read more

Science as Game – Art as Play

This LASERZurich will feature two renowned researchers that will cross pollinate their research by presenting their own collaborations. Professor Dr Margarete Jahrmann (Experimental Game Designer/epistemologist) and Professor Dr. Stefan Glasauer (Neuroscientist/ sensorimotor researcher). The discussion will be moderated by Prof. Dr. Jill Scott. Stefan Glasauer Stefan will talk about experimental paradigms and situations used in ... Read more

Complexity: from particle physics to musical interfaces

This LASERZurich will feature three renowned artists and scientists that will cross pollinate their research and creativity by presenting their own work. From 18.00 to 20.00: Alexander Penn (Physicist and Researcher, ETH Zurich), Martin Pohl (Experimental Physicist, University of Geneva) and David Rosenboom (Composer-Performer, California Institute of the Arts). The discussion will be moderated by ... Read more

Mental Imagery and Emodiment in the Sonic Arts

LASERZurich will be featuring a renowned artist and a renowned scientist that will cross pollinate their research and creativity by presenting their own work. The following will be speaking from 18.00 to 20.00: Luca Forcucci and Oliver Kannape. You are welcome to join us for dinner after the talk at Salotto Café. Oliver Kannape Will ... Read more

GMOs: Threats, impacts and sustainable futures

LASERZurich will be featuring a renowned artist and a renowned scientist that will cross pollinate their research and creativity by presenting their own work. The following will be speaking from 18.00 to 20.00: Pat Badani and Angelika Hilbeck. This talk will be moderated by Boris Magrini. You are welcome to join us for dinner after ... Read more

Biohacking or Ecohacking?

LASERZURICH will be featuring three renowned scientists, a synthetic biologist, a microbiological ecologist and a plant ecologist to cross-pollinate their research on the controversial subject of "biohacking or ecohacking?" moderated by cellular and molecular artist: Prof Dr. Jill Scott. Rüdiger Trojok (Berlin) Topic: Open source biotechnology, by whom and for whom? Rüdiger Trojok is a ... Read more

The afterlife of minerals

LASERZURICH will feature two renowned artists and scientists that will cross pollinate their research and creativity by presenting their own work. The following will be speaking: Alan Bogana and Ulrike Kastrup. This talk will be moderated by Boris Magrini. You are welcome to join us for dinner after the talk at Salotto Café. Alan Bogana ...is ... Read more