Imagine Science Abu Dhabi: Where Science Meets Art and Becomes Culture

Screening

WHEN February 19-21, 2015
7-10pm WHERE NYUAD Campus, Conference Center WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public

Join Imagine Science Films (ISF) in Abu Dhabi in February 19-21, 2015 for our satellite festival in collaboration with New York University Abu Dhabi! Imagine Science will present 3 feature films and curate 4 programs of short films, each focusing on key scientific topics in the United Arab Emirates and broader Middle East, through documentary, fiction, cutting-edge data visualization, and experimental film. In addition, we will include a special program of student films, an art-science exhibit Experimental Records, and a variety of panels and workshops.

Thursday, February 19th 

Opening of "Experimental Records" at the Project Space in the Arts CenterOutdoors Reception "Aquatic Systems" featuring Holoscenes (Lars Jan) & Coral Morphologic (Colin Foord) Projections | 7:00PM - 8:00PM

Opening Night: WATERMARK | 8:00PM - 10:00PM Register and Program Descriptions
Followed by a conversation between art and marine biology

Friday, February 20th

SHORTS: Dreams and Delusions | 1:00PM - 3:00PM | Register and Program Descriptions
Followed by a conversation on "The Science of Sleep & Dreams"

SHORTS: Futures | 6:00PM-8:00PM | Register and Program Descriptions
Followed by a conversation on the technological present and future. 

FEATURE: Biophilia Live & When Bjork Met Attenborough | 8:00PM – 10:30PM | Register and Program Descriptions
Introduced by Louise Hopper, Director of "When Bjork Met Attenborough

Saturday, February 21st

SHORTS: Avant Arabia | 1:00PM – 2:30PM | Register and Program Descriptions
Followed by a Q & A with Student Filmmakers

Sepideh: Reaching for the Stars | 3:00PM – 5:00PM Register and Program Descriptions
Followed by a conversation on "Space & Gender"


Closing Night Shorts and Panel: WHERE LAND MEETS WATER
| 7:00PM – 9:30PM | Register and Program Descriptions
Followed by a conversation on aquaculture in the Persian Gulf, the science of pearls, and the long lifespans of coral colonies.

 

Organized by
  • Alexis Gambis, Artistic Director and Founder, Imagine Science Abu Dhabi
  • Nona Griffin, Director of Operations, Imagine Science Abu Dhabi
  • Nate Dorr, Programmer, Imagine Science Abu Dhabi

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