Sunday, October 09, 2016
Saturday, October 08, 2016
|Cris Orfescu, Ioannis Michaloudis, Chris Robinson, Jean Constant|
Robinson presented “The Moon Arts Project, Nanotechnology and Contemporary Art”. The Moon Arts Project as part of the Google Lunar X Prize tags along on an ambitious competition to send a privately funded rover to the moon. 46 artists from the NanoArt 21 group will have their artworks included in that rover. Michaloudis presented “Nanosky on the Moon”. Using silica aerogel nanomaterial he is creating clouds sculptures that could improve the public perception of scientific research and climate change. Some of his bottled aerogel nanosculptures were exhibited during the festival.
Chiolerio was talking about his collaboration with artist A. Scali to create two lithographs of a few hundred nanometers etched on two silicon chips. Constant presented “The fourth dimension in mathematics and art” focusing on the challenge involved in the visualization process of 4D objects.
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
The 4th International Festival of NanoArt organized by NanoArt 21 ( http://nanoart21.org ) was hosted last month in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, by the University Babes Bolyai. The show was curated by artist/scientist Cris Orfescu (USA) founder of NanoArt 21 and artist/scientist Mirela Suchea (Romania). The previous editions of the festival were held in Finland, Germany, and Romania. Around 70 artworks authored by artists from 11 countries have been shown in the University Exhibition Hall. The artworks were donated to Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania, who hosted the 3rd edition of the festival. The exhibition is designed to be a travel show to spread around the country and eventual Europe this new art discipline. The next show is scheduled to be held in Bucharest, Romania, next July, and will include more artworks that will be added to the portfolio.
Friday, September 30, 2016
During the month of September 2016 in Venice, California, Trunk Gallery hosted the Art-Science show enTANGLEment featuring works by Ann Erpino, Amy Helene, Randi Hokett, and NanoArt by Cris Orfescu. The exhibition curators were Bob Nidever of UCLA and gallery director Ann Perich. The early opening during the Mar Vista Art Walk draw a large audience and raised interest in Art-Science intersections.
• Ann Erpino - artist - http://www.annerpino.com/
• Amy Helene - scientist - http://
• Randi Hokett - artist -http://
• Cris Orfescu - scientist - http://crisorfescu.com/
Artist & Scientist Meetups http://www.meetup.com/
ArtScience Nexus | Signal to Noise Magazine | Hamed Mirzaei Foundation | Art & Science Collaborations, Inc.
Image courtesy: Brian Bender, PhD
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Here are some more images from the NanoArt installation and demo stage at STEAM3. Open to the general public, the event provided an interactive stage for the exploration of the fast emerging technologies that could improve the education process in the nearest future and featured a two-day conference with speakers and panels, workshops, demonstrations, installations, and entertainment.