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LECTURE: Dr. GERALD BUCKBERG: Cardiac Dance at UC Los Angeles

Live Stream!
Cardiac Dance: The Spirals of Life with Dr. Gerald Buckberg

Date: October 9, 2013, 5-7PM

Location: California Nanosystems Institute (CNSI) Auditorium, 570 Westwood Plaza, UC Los Angeles

The CARDIAC DANCE is based on the twisting, pulsing rhythms of the human heart in motion. Through the work of two cardiologists — Drs. Francisco Torrent-Guasp and Gerald Buckberg — a new approach to dealing with congestive heart failure has been developed. What you will see on stage is their attempt to show this revolutionary concept through dance, music and multimedia.

The Art|Sci Center is dedicated to pursuing and promoting the evolving .Third Culture. by facilitating the infinite potential of collaborations between (media) arts and (bio/nano) sciences. The center.s affiliation with the California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) offers access to cutting edge researchers and their laboratories and a dedicated gallery for exhibitions. Here too the center hosts the Sci|Art NanoLab Summer Institute for high school students by introducing them to the vast possibilities in the quantum field of art|science for the present and future generations. In cooperation with CNSI, the UCLA School of the Arts and the Department of Design | Media Arts, the Art|Sci Center supports visiting research scholars and artists in residency from around the world. The center presents lectures, mixers, and symposia to bring artists and scientists together in order to mesh these cultures and inspire individuals to think about art and science as already interrelated and relevant to our society.

If you are not able to join us in person, see live streaming or archive:
http://cnsi.ctrl.ucla.edu/streaming/art-sci/live

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