Department of Physics, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India

Colloquium

Time and date: 19 October 2012 (Friday), 3:00 pm
Venue: Auditorium

Title: Interactive visions: A survey of science-based art

Speaker: Mr. Sukant Saran, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai

Abstract: Science and art, regardless of their differences, have been interacting at various levels for centuries, informing and enriching each other. This talk will describe various representations of scientists, their instruments and their theories. A historical survey will show how modern scientific art, comprising of diverse themes, techniques and concerns, has emerged as a distinct genre.