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Art & us: Art & the universe
In this event, presented in partnership with Aphids, Willoh S. Weiland, director of collaborative art project Forever Now, curator Jeff Khan and astronomy Associate Professor Chris Fluke throw the universal definition of humanity’s art open to everyone for input.
There are hundreds of billions of galaxies in the universe. However, if we’re asking who’s out there, we need to be ready with our response in return. What defines our humanity? How do we communicate the artistic experience of our world? Most importantly – who gets to decide? Artists, thinkers, bloggers and your average extraordinary person have never had a chance. In the face of such overwhelming power and scale, individuals can feel incapable of influencing a richer and more robust reading of our collective moment in time. Can you?