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LASER Talks in Santa Fe/Telluride: Arts and Sciences: Telluride 2024 – “The Nature of Information”

The Leonardo/ISAST LASERs are a program of international gatherings that bring artists, scientists, humanists and technologists together for informal presentations, performances and conversations with the wider public. The mission of the LASERs is to encourage contribution to the cultural environment of a region by fostering interdisciplinary dialogue and opportunities for community building to over 40 cities around the world.

LASER Talks in Santa Fe/Telluride: Arts & Sciences: Telluride 2024 “The Nature of Information”


A special series of 12 LASERs over 8 days, with over 25 international presenting artists, scientists, and inspiring contemporary example-setters, diversely addressing “The Nature of Information,” needed creative and ecological understandings of our complex, ever-more-developed, and increasingly jeopardized information environment.


Stewarded by:

Richard Lowenberg, artist, designer, eco-cultural activist.1st-Mile Institute.

Andrea Polli, PhD, University of New Mexico, LASER Santa Fe, SciArt Santa Fe.


EVENT INFO

When: July 26 – Aug 2, 2024       

Where: Arts & Sciences: Telluride 2024 will originate from and be held in the town of Telluride, high in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. It will feature on-the-ground programs and on-site participants.

Access Info: Online via ZOOM, The talks will be recorded and published on the LEONARDO & SciArt Santa Fe YouTube channels   

Website: https://info-eco.art/arts-sciences-2024/


Arts & Sciences: Telluride 1979, organized by Richard Lowenberg, took place over ten days, with 20 invited participants, NEA support, and no cell or Internet connectivity, 45 years ago.   


To commemorate that seminal program, Arts & Sciences: Telluride 2024 is being held during eight days this Summer, with a number of partnering organizations and the Leonardo LASER network.   


Arts & Sciences: Telluride 2024 will include special programs, partners and participants in Telluride, including the Telluride Institute, Telluride Science Center and Wilkinson Public Library.  It will also feature a series of 12 LASER Zoom presentations and discussions over 8 days, with over 25 invited artists, scientists and inspiring, creative example-setters from around the world.


“The Nature of Information: Towards an Ecological Understanding of the Information Environment” is the program's core topic and theme.  In some of the many ways possible, LASER participants will offer insights and creative hints for ecologies of mind, informed actions and meaningful influence.


SPONSORS: Partners and Host Organizations


SciArt Santa Fe / LASER Santa Fe   https://www.sciartsantafe.org/ 

Richard Lowenberg, 1st-Mile Institute   http://www.richardlowenberg.com  


PARTNERS


Telluride Science, Telluride Institute, Wilkinson Public Library, Ah Haa School for the Arts, Telluride Mountain Village, Leonardo / LASER Santa Fe, University of New Mexico, Los Alamos Main Street, SciArt Santa Fe, 1st-Mile Institute, National Endowment for the Arts


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ABOUT


The Leonardo/ISAST LASERs are a program of international gatherings that bring artists, scientists, humanists and technologists together for informal presentations, performances and conversations with the wider public. The mission of the LASERs is to encourage contribution to the cultural environment of a region by fostering interdisciplinary dialogue and opportunities for community building to over 40 cities around the world. To learn more about how our LASER Hosts and to visit a LASER near you please visit our website. @lasertalks


Richard Lowenberg, a longtime Telluride resident, now based in Santa Fe, NM, has spent over 50 years creatively integrating understandings and grounded involvements in non-profit .org development, architecture, environmental/ecosystems design, interspecies communication, rural community + networked society planning, teaching, performances, new media technologies, and eco-arts/sciences practices. He has dedicated his creative life to realization of works exploring and setting examples for an ‘ecology of the information environment’ and resulting opportunities for growing a vibrant cultural economy. 




When
July 26th, 2024 9:00 AM to August 2nd, 2024 10:00 PM
Location
Hybrid / Telluride, CO
United States