Glimpses 2019: The Art of Science to open at The NYUAD Art Gallery’s auxiliary venue, the Project Space

 The NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Art Gallery is proud to present its next Project Space exhibition: Glimpses 2019: The Art of Science, which will welcome visitors on Tuesday, October 14, with an opening reception at 5:30pm.

Running until October 27, this exhibition will feature 12 works by NYU Abu Dhabi scientists and artists who are working on innovative research in the UAE and beyond. Their themes span from biology, engineering, and chemistry to math, space science, and climate change. Now in its second edition, the exhibition’s works will bring to light the contrasts and interconnections between art and science. Each artist has developed artworks inspired by their research through a variety of media including photography, video, sound, and installation.

Curated by Lucia Pizzinato and organized by Postdoctoral Associate in Psychology Ivan Camponogara and Global PhD Fellow in Chemistry Jad Mahmoud Halabi, the exhibition’s artists include: Alexis Gambis (Biology and Film); Alvaro Yanez (Biology); Nicolas Wipf (Biology); Julie Connelly (Center for Genomics and System Biology); Clare Eayrs, Daiane Faller, Diana Francis, Nicola Freissmuth, Aisha Al Hemeiri, David Holland, Denise Holland, Jhon Mojica, Kostantinos Petrakopoulos, Suchithra Sundaram, and Xianwei Wang (Center for Sea Level Change); Shravan Hanasoge, Christopher Hanson, and Tamara Withers (Center for Space Science); Maria Constanza Ferreira (Chemistry); Jumaanah Alhashemi (Research Vizualization and Fabrication Services) and Georgios Korres (Applied Interactive Multimedia, Engineering); Felix Hardmood Beck and Barkin Simsek (Lab for Narrative Technologies and Spatial Installations, Engineering); Jiayun Sun, Samer Madanat (Lab of Transportation Infrastructure Management, Engineering Division); Francesco Paparella (Math); Philip Rodenbough (Scientific Writing, Arts and Humanities).

Presented by The NYUAD Art Gallery, this exhibition is supported by the NYUAD Office of Research.

The Project Space is operated by the staff of The NYUAD Art Gallery and housed within the campus’ Arts Center. It is The Art Gallery’s auxiliary venue dedicated to NYU Abu Dhabi’s community projects such as the annual Capstone Festival, semester-end exhibitions of student works, and faculty-curated exhibitions, providing a platform for experimentation and exploration.

Exhibition details:

Title:                                 Glimpses 2019: The Art of Science

Exhibition dates:           October 14 – 27, 2019

Address:                          Project Space, The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi

Opening Times:             Open Saturday-Thursday, 3-10pm

Admission:                      Free


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