Science & Art Cabaret
 

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.

Free Admission, Cash Bar

Hallwalls, Buffalo Museum of Science, and UB College of Arts & Sciences present

Science & Art Cabaret 4.0: SCIENCE FICTION / SCIENCE FACT

The Ninth Ward at Babeville

Earth
Will Kinney, Associate Professor of Physics at UB will explain why space travel is harder than you think. Going to Mars is a daunting technical challenge, but Mars is on our doorstep. Sending people to the stars will require a revision of the fundamental laws of the universe.

Gary Nickard and Patty Wallace will wade into the iconic pool of science fiction horror that is Frankenstein, the genesis of the novel and its quirky architecture in historical context, and Burke & Kant's notion of the sublime.

Tomás Henriques, assistant professor at Buffalo State College will play a META-EVI, a customized electronic valve instrument that has been expanded with extra sensors that allow innovative performance techniques.

John Massier, Visual Arts Curator at Hallwalls, will read a couple pages of Philip K. Dick and screen a short video clip.

 
 
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Sarah Sutton
Knots and Pulses


This exhibition by Ithaca-area artist Sarah Sutton will feature a series of monochromatic oil paintings that combine representational imagery with distortions and abstractions that create scenarios in flux. They are essentially landscape paintings, but Sutton's treatment of the landscape toys with its sense of space and the notion of the built vs. the natural environment.
 

Katie Bell
Abstract Cabinet


Katie Bell’s exhibition is a site-specific installation conceived of as a one-act drama starring anonymous artifacts. Functioning like a theatrical set, the gallery holds static characters that reference the interior architecture of corporate and commercial spaces. Sculptural objects are often fractured or untethered to a contextual structure. Functioning as a whole, the individual artefacts are a nod to players on a stage, held captive in space and time.