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Greetings! I’m happy to say that we expect to be back together as a team soon, as we are all now getting vaccinated and should be able to travel, etc. by June. It will be so much fun to print and ship our new books together, to bead together again as a team, and share the discoveries and questions we have stored up over this long year apart. It will be a great joy to laugh together again.
If you would like to catch up on the project from my point of view, I will be giving an hour and a half talk for UCLA Monday, April 5, at 12:00 noon Eastern time. The lecture comes at the invitation of Victoria Vesna and Jim Gimzewski as a part of their Art|Sci Center’s DESMA 9 Art, Science and Technology Lecture Series. Click this link on Monday to listen live.
Photo by Hans Va, The Netherlands. The promo image that they chose for the talk is one of the beautiful wearable eggbox pieces created by Dutch artist Floor Kaspers. On Monday, I’ll be showcasing many extraordinary pieces like this created by the CGB team and our colleagues.
If you aren’t familiar with the UCLA Art|Sci programs and Jim and Victoria’s incredible work, you can catch up on them here. Their summer series for high school kids is incredible, and makes me wish I could go back to my own school years and take a session.