Thursday, April 28, 2011

D. Graham Burnett and Lisa Young

The Philadelphia Cinema and Media Seminar and the Philadelphia Area Center for the History of Science present:


A conversation and screening with D. Graham Burnett (Princeton University) and Lisa Young (Rhode Island School of Design)
With commentary by John Tresch (University of Pennsylvania)

Friday, May 6, 2011

Time: Discussion 4-5:30pm, followed by social hour and light dinner
Location: The Library Company
RSVP with the Philadelphia Area Center for the History of Science

In 2010 D. Graham Burnett and the artist Lisa Young collaborated on a video project that engages the problem of the aerial view in the second half of the twentieth century. Burnett and Young will screen the latest version of their efforts and talk about history, fiction, and work at the boundary of the history of science and the visual arts.

D. Graham Burnett is a historian of science in the Department of History at Princeton University,and an editor at Cabinet magazine, based in Brooklyn. The recipient of a 2009 Mellon New Directions Fellowship, he is currently working on connections between the sciences and the visual arts. (Bio)

Lisa Young is a member of the faculty at the Rhode Island School of Design. Her work explores the relationship between the temporal and the sublime through photography, installation, books, video, and web projects. (Bio)

John Tresch is an Associate Professor in the Department of the History of Sociology of Science at the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on the cultural history of science and technology in Europe (especially France) and the USA from 1750 to the present. (Bio)

No comments:

Post a Comment