Margaret Wertheim, Science Communicator and Artist
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Margaret Wertheim is an internationally noted writer, artist and curator whose work focuses on relations between science and the wider cultural landscape.
Wertheim’s work is animated by a two-fold proposition: that science is both a field of conceptual enchantment, and a socially embedded activity with political and communal consequences. The author of six books, including The Pearly Gates of Cyberspace and Physics on the Fringe, she has written for the New York Times, The Guardian, Cabinet, Aeon and many others. Margaret and her twin sister Christine are founders of the Institute For Figuring, a Los Angeles-based practice devoted to the aesthetic dimensions of science and mathematics – theiff.org. The sisters have created exhibitions forView more
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Reception: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Artist Talk: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Fine Arts Building-UH, Room 122, Houston, TX