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Eye, Mind and Image: Themes from Visual Studies

Thursday, March 24, 2022 - 2:45pm to 6:15pm

Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion on the 6th Floor of Van Pelt Library

This symposium features alumni of the Visual Studies program and former TAs of the 101 class. 
It is a chance to stop and reflect on the riches that the interdisciplinarity of the Visual Studies program offers to thinking in the arts, history, philosophy and the sciences through the example of one of the founders of our program, Gary Hatfield. 
Program Talks:
Sasha Igdalova, Goldsmith College, "Optimized art viewing in the gallery: practicing neuroaesthetics in an ecologically-valid setting"
Gary Kafer, University of Chicago, "The electromagnetic empire: On the diffractive aesthetics of through-the-wall sensors"
Ben Baker, University of Pennsylvania, "So you think AI can dance?"
Louise Daoust, Eckerd College, "Subject-dependent factors in the perception of size"