Calder - Capturing Movement - 8 & 9 April 2010
  Conference overview April 8 events April 9 events Participants Registration & info Calder on Grounds
    Conference events, 9 April 2010
   
  Session II
   
    8-8:45 am Demonstration:
Žilvinas Kempinas’ work O2, 2007 & Breakfast

U.Va. Art Museum

On view: Calder’s Small Sphere and Heavy Sphere, 1932/1933
  O2 by Žilvinas Kempinas

Žilvinas Kempinas
O2, 2007. Magnetic tape, electric fan
 
    8:45-9 am Walk to Campbell Hall, Architecture School, Room 153  
 
    9-9:15 am Welcome

Elizabeth Hutton Turner, Vice Provost for the Arts
Thomas C. Skalak, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Vice President for Research
 
 
    9:15-10 am Art, science, and innovation at work
Panelists will discuss their work and methods, and the connections between art, science, and innovation.

Moderator: Mark Mitton, magician
Hilary Bart-Smith, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Žilvinas Kempinas, artist
Peter Steinberg, Physicist, Brookhaven National Laboratory
 
 
    10-10:15 am Questions from the audience

Moderator: Mark Mitton, magician
   
 
    10:15-10:30 am Coffee Break    
 
  Session III
   
    10:30-11:15 am Calder:
Movement & Reality

Pierre presents his thesis pertaining to movement and reality in Calder's work.

Arnauld Pierre, Art History, Université de Paris - Sorbonne (Paris IV)
 
    11:15-11:45 am Response
Turner and Reinke contextualize Pierre's ideas within their studies of art history and engineering.

Elizabeth Hutton Turner, Vice Provost for the Arts
Ricky Patterson, Senior Scientist, Department of Astronomy
Petra Reinke, Associate Professor, Materials Science & Engineering
 
    11:45-12 pm Coffee Break    
 
  Session IV
   
    12-12:45 pm Action & Perception
Panelists will address the relationship between action and perception, as it pertains to the fields of magic, biomedical engineering, architecture, and the circus.

Moderator: Mark Mitton, magician
Silvia Salinas Blemker, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Edward Ford, Vincent and Eleanor Shea Professor, School of Architecture
LaVahn Hoh, Professor, Associate Chair, Department of Drama
 
    12:45-1 pm Closing remarks

Elizabeth Hutton Turner, Vice Provost for the Arts
Thomas C. Skalak, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Vice President for Research