Events Calendar

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March 02

Talk

BODY MATTERS A CONVERSATION WITH ARTISTS INGRID BACHMANN AND SEAN CAULFIELD

5:30PM – 6:30PM
Register to join us via Zoom: kansas.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEkc-iuqT8jH9aJSohRvYOygrs5fd8…

Moderated by Curator Cassandra Mesick Braun, this is the first in a series of conversations with artists in the exhibition "Healing, Knowing, Seeing the Body." This session features Ingrid Bachmann and Sean Caulfield and focuses on questions of privacy and ethics, the role of artists in demystifying scientific knowledge, and implications of artistic and collaborative research on health policy and practice. In the first half hour, the artists introduce their work. In the second half hour, we invite you to join the conversation. To experience the exhibition, make a reservation to visit the galleries at https://www.spencerart.ku.edu/plan-your-visit#reservation or explore the virtual version at https://www.spencerart.ku.edu/virtual-exhibition/healing-knowing-seeing-body. This event includes live closed captions in English. To request other accommodations, contact us at spencerart@ku.edu or call 785.864.4710.

Sponsored By: Spencer Museum of Art

March 05

Talk

RED HOT RESEARCH RED HOT RESEARCH: BLOCKCHAIN—OPPORTUNITIES AND APPLICATIONS

4PM – 5PM
Join us on Zoom at: kansas.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJivf-qqqDMjHdUR4VmyNlyy8AXzJWOa6Tl8

Red Hot Research brings together scholars from different disciplines to deliver six-minute flash presentations about current research. Audience members are encouraged to connect with the speakers and one another during breaks. This Zoom format of The Commons’ Red Hot Research presents student work on blockchain as we being to lay the ground work for our 2022-2023 IARI inquiry.

Sponsored By: Spencer Museum of Art, The Commons

March 23

Talk

BODY MATTERS A CONVERSATION WITH ARTISTS HOLLAND HOUDEK AND GINA WESTERGARD

5:30PM – 6:30PM
Register to join us via Zoom: kansas.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYtceuurDIjHte4mDp0Wel4HUbG3RW…

Moderated by Curator Cassandra Mesick Braun, this is the second in a series of conversations with artists in the exhibition Healing, Knowing, Seeing the Body. Featuring Holland Houdek and Gina Westergard, this session focuses on the capacity of functional artwork to tell stories and act as interventions for transforming or extending life and confronting death. In the first half hour, the artists introduce their work. In the second half hour, we invite you to join the conversation. To experience the exhibition, make a reservation to visit the galleries at https://www.spencerart.ku.edu/plan-your-visit#reservation or explore the virtual version at https://www.spencerart.ku.edu/virtual-exhibition/healing-knowing-seeing-body. This event includes live closed captions in English. To request other accommodations, contact us at spencerart@ku.edu or call 785.864.4710.

Sponsored By: Spencer Museum of Art