“Scientists and artists both thrive on uncertainty and a sense of adventure.” These two ideas have inspired Lindsay Olson during her residency at Fermilab. Working with Fermilab scientists, like Dr. Kirsty Duffy, she created a body of work about the Standard Model, neutrino research, and the CMS experiment at CERN.
Kirsty, will talk about the neutrino, the universe’s weirdest particle. She will share her excitement about the research she is doing at Fermilab with hundreds (or thousands!) of scientists from around the world, and try to explain why she and so many people have dedicated their lives to understanding a particle that can’t even be seen. Lindsay will talk about the impact of working collaboratively with scientists and using what she learns to create art that helps others understand science. She will share how her projects evolved and changed not only how she made art but how she views her role as an artist in the wider community.
Wednesday, April 29th, 2020, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Emporium Wicker Park, 1366 N Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622.
This event is free to attend and seating will be first come, first served.
Parking and Transportation:
Emporium Wicker Park is easily accessible by CTA Blue Line Trains at the Division and Damen stops. For detailed travel information visit www.transitchicago.com or call the Travel Information Center at 1-888-YOUR-CTA or 1-888-CTA-TTY1 (TTY).
Paid parking lots and street parking are available around the venue.
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