Episode 23: Vivid, Beautiful Language Spoken Between Art & Science

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Catalyst Conversations presents intimate and provocative conversations between artists, scientists, and the public. Deborah Davidson, Founder and Director, describes how the organization came to be and how magic ensues when artists and scientists interplay.

Deborah Davidson, Founder & Director of Catalyst ConversationsDeborah Davidson is a curator, artist and educator. Deborah received her M.F.A. from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts University and B.A. from Binghamton University. Deborah is founder and director of Catalyst Conversations, devoted to the dialogue between art and science. She also teaches, maintains a studio practice and directs the Suffolk University Gallery.
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Episode 19: Learning Through Play, Through Making

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Over the last decade, the Maker Movement has grown into a worldwide network of people from all disciplines coming together to learn through play and through making. Eric Rosenbaum, a creative technologist with a doctorate from MIT Media Lab’s Lifelong Kindergarten group, says there’s a powerful promise in unlocking the potential that we all have to be creative makers in the existence of maker spaces and fab labs.

Eric RosenbaumEric Rosenbaum is a freelance creative technologist who combines his love for music, improvisation, making, and learning to invent new technologies for playful creation. He recently completed his doctorate at MIT Media Lab’s Lifelong Kindergarten group, with the dissertation “Explorations in Musical Tinkering.” He is co-inventor with Jay Silver of the Makey Makey invention kit.

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