[artinfo] New Frontiers of Science, Art and Thought
Pau David Alsina Gonzalez
palsinag at uoc.edu
Tue Nov 2 11:50:05 CET 2004
International meeting Dali: New Frontiers of Science, Art and Thought.
2 and 3 of November 2004 at the Gala-Salvador Dali Foundation of Figueres
This international encounter intends to bring to light some of the
up-to-date investigations on the relations between art and science,
and to debate on the reflections that presents the new alliance among
art, science and technology in the contemporary thought, in relation
with the work of the painter and writer from the empord.
Salvador Dali (1904-1989) perhaps was one of the 20th century artists
really interested in science and the scientific thought. For all is
known its fascination for the psychoanalysis, the theory of
relativity, the discovery of the chain of the DNA, the math or the
nuclear physics, that has remained reflected in his literary and
In November of 1985 was celebrated in the Theater- Museum Dali of
Figueres the encounter "process to chance", directed by Jorge
Wagensberg, that met, in the presence of Dali, scientifics and
thinkers as P.T. Landsberg, G. Ludwig, R. TOM, E. Schatzman, R.
Margalef and I. Prigogine, to reflect on the irreversible processes,
cosmology, theory of catastrophes, artificial intelligence,
biological evolution or on the debate around determinism and liberty.
Whitin the framework of the Dali Year, the international encounter
"Dal. New frontiers of science, art and the thought" will recall the
encounter of "Process al chance" and will invite to an open debate on
the future of the relations between art and science, with the
participation of prominent personalities of science, thought and
contemporary creation as Roy Ascott, J. Wagensberg, S. Zeki, P.T.
Landsberg, G. Parkinson, I. Gomez de
Lia=F1o, J. Abeda, G. Herralde.
More information at www.uoc.edu/artnodes/dali
Artnodes: art, science and technology
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