CHAIRED BY: Piero Scaruffi
April 8 @ 6pm (California time) Find your timezone HERE
LASER Talks Stanford present:
-Janine Randerson (Auckland University of Technology, live from New Zealand) on
"Weather as Medium"
-Jennie Lavine (Emory Univ) on "What is the endgame of the covid pandemic? Will
covid become endemic?"
1. Janine Randerson is an Aotearoa New Zealand-based artist and writer on art,
performance and technological mediation in ecological systems. Her moving image
and digital artworks are exhibited in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond.
Janine's recent book "Weather as Medium: Toward a Meteorological Art" (MIT
Press, 2018) examines artworks that offer sensorial engagement with our future
weathers, while creating openings for action in the present. She is an Associate
Professor in Art and Design at AUT University.
2. Jennie Lavine (Emory Univ) received her PhD in biology from Penn State
University with thesis advisor Ottar Bjornstad. Her research interests lie at
the intersection of immunology, pathogen evolution, population dynamics and
disease. Current work focuses on COVID-19, influenza and herpesviruses, with a
keen interest toward how the robustness and complexity of the immune system
shapes and constrains pathogen evolution.
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