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DC Art Science Evening Rendezvous: Movement


D.C. Art Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER) is a monthly discussion forum on art science projects providing a snapshot of the cultural environment of the region and fostering interdisciplinary networking. In May, the discussion explores the theme of Movement.

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American Sign Language interpretation will be provided.


6:00 to 6:30 p.m. Check-in

6:30 p.m. Welcoming remarks and community share.

6:45 to 7:45 p.m. Speakers' Presentations 

Dance: A SIlent Language: Kasi Aysola, Co-Founder and Co-Artistic Director of Prakriti Dance, North Bethesda, MD

Integrative Movement for Health: James Foulkes, Integrated Wellness Specialist, author of Principles and Themes in Yoga Therapy: Integrative Mind/Body Yoga Therapeutics, Washington, D.C.

The Intelligence of Movement: John W. Krakauer, Director of the Brain, Learning, Animation, and Movement (BLAM) Lab, Co-founder of the KATA project, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Madhvi Venkatesh, Curriculum Fellow and Lecturer, Biological Chemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard University Medical School, Boston, MA; Co-Founder and Co-Artistic Director of Prakriti Dance, North Bethesda, MD; National Academies Keck Futures Initiative (NAKFI) Alumni

7:45 to 8:30 p.m. Discussion moderated by JD Talasek, Director, Cultural Programs, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.

8:30 to 9 p.m. Networking reception


DASER is co-sponsored by Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences (CPNAS) and Leonardo, the International Society for the Arts, Sciences, and Technology. DASER fosters community and discussion around the intersection of art and science. The thoughts and opinions expressed in the DASER events are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the positions of the National Academy of Sciences or of Leonardo.

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Start Date: 5/16/2019 06:30 PM

End Date: 5/16/2019 09:00 PM (EST)

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Event Location On-Site:

Keck Center
500 5th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Event Location Off-Site:

500 Fifth St NW, Room 100
Washington, DC, 20001

Contact Name: Alana Quinn
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Contact Phone: (202) 334-2415

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