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Science and Art: Exploration, Imagination and Innovation – with Erwin Huebner

A special public talk celebrates the people of science

December 10, 2020 — 

Please join Professor Emeritus Erwin Huebner on Wednesday, December 16th at 3:30 pm for his lecture, entitled “Science and Art: Exploration, Imagination and Innovation – Artist Books Inspired by Science”. Presented via Livestream, this public talk is part of the 50th-anniversary celebration of the Faculty of Science. In addition to his presentation, Dr. Huebner will unveil his new book: “Celebrating the People of Science”, his tribute to the Faculty, of which he has been an integral part since joining the Department of Zoology as an Associate Professor in 1973. The event will also include a special announcement on new initiatives in the Faculty of Science.

What: Public Talk “Science and Art: Exploration, Imagination and Innovation – Artist Books Inspired by Science”

When: Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at  3:30PM

Where: Watch the Livestream on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rozt5Xzzy0

Q&A: Enter your questions on Slido.com use Event Code: #E089

 

As both a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Biological Sciences and Artist in Residence in the Faculty of Fine Arts, Erwin Huebner “intertwines the unseen microscopic world with the art world.” Huebner’s focus has been the intersection of art and science in a wide variety of media. While his scientific research has honed in on cellular biology, as a multimedia and book artist, Huebner has explored the fantastic minuscule structures found in nature. Using such varied materials as microscopes, eggshells and plants, Huebner has designed books and structures inspired by such topics as microscopy, biology and physiology.   

The event will be presented via live stream and will include a Q&A.  

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