Albuquerque Wonder Cabinet

Friday Apr 20, 2018

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1701 Fourth Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102-4508
US

Phone: 246-2261
Website: Click to Visit

Cost:

Free, Registration Required

Ages:

13+

Contact:

Shelly Smith

Phone: 505-277-3901
Website: Click to Visit

Presentations, panels and demonstrations on the interactions of art and science, guest curated by Lawrence Weschler.

Tamarind hosts a weekend long program of presentations, panels and demonstrations on the interactions of art and science, guest curated by Lawrence Weschler. New work by paper engineer Matthew Shlian will be featured, at the conclusion of his Frederick Hammersley Artist Residency at Tamarind. All events will be free and open to the public in various locations, Friday through Sunday. The Albuquerque Wonder Cabinet is supported by the Frederick Hammersley Foundation.

image caption: Matthew Shlian, Unholy 85 (Go Down Moses/ There's Fire in the Woods) (detail), 2017. Three-dimensional lithograph, 48 x 40 x 5 inches.

Friday, April 20, at 5:30 pm 

George Pearl Hall, UNM School of Architecture and Planning
Lawrence Weschler will deliver a talk titled, Art & Science as Parallel and Divergent Ways of Knowing. A reception will follow directly across the street, in Tamarind Institute’s gallery.

Saturday and Sunday sessions will take place at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. The public is invited to enjoy panels and conversations such as, A Celebration of Frederick Hammersley, OPTICAL MARVELS, FOLDINGS & OTHER MATHEMAGICAL WONDERS, PARTICLE PHYSICS AND NATIVE AMERICAN COSMOLOGIES, and BRAIN / COSMOS / BRANCHINGS. 

More detials on the Wonder Cabinet are available online at tamarind.unm.edu.