6 October, 5 p.m.
Through the analysis of the relationship between artistic and scientific thought and how this can be useful in dealing with the current climate crisis, the artist Nick Laessing will present the results of a workshop conducted with the students of a high school in Bergamo, the which will be on view at GAMeC from 7 to 20 October.
During the meeting Laessing will discuss with Nicola Quadri, Secretary of the Scientific Committee of BergamoScienza, on the ways in which we can reconsider energy production systems and the relationship with technology in the context of climate change.
GAMeC, Spazio ParolaImmagine
Reservations required on www.bergamoscienza.it
Nick Laessing (UK/Germany) explores the interfaces of art, technology and eco-crisis. His research project life systems addresses how art can confront ecological issues such as food and energy production through speculative technologies that encourage participation and engagement. He is currently a PhD researcher at The Slade School of Art and The Electrochemical Innovation Laboratory, University College London, researching evolving methodologies for artistic practice within discourses of the Anthropocene and eco-crisis. The artist is currently a UK Associate artist in residence at the Delfina Foundation and exhibiting at Newlyn Gallery (Newlyn, UK). Recent group exhibitions include Experimental Futures at Rostock Kunsthalle, Germany; No Such Thing As Gravity at FACT Liverpool and Taichung Museum of Modern Art, and The Promise Of Total Automation at Kunsthalle Wien.