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Who: Academics at KCL and artists from the wider community
When: Tuesday 2 July 2013, 5:00-9:00 pm
Where: Pyramid Room, Strand Campus, Kingâ€™s College London
TippingPoint, in partnership with the Kingâ€™s Cultural Institute, is going to be holding a series of workshops that brings together academics from Kingâ€™s College London with artists and other interested parties in the wider community. The aim is to explore particular subjects in depth, subjects which are of particular interest to the academics concerned, the artistic community, the broader public, and which also have a bearing on climate change.
We are delighted to announce that the first of these â€œRepresenting Uncertaintyâ€ will take place on Tuesday, 2 July 2013 from 5.00 to 9.00 PM, in the Pyramid Room (K4U.04, Kingâ€™s Building, 4th Floor) at the Strand campus of Kingâ€™s College London (see Building â€˜Aâ€™ in the bottom map here).
Bruce D. Malamud, Professor of Natural and Environmental Hazards in the Department of Geography, will be presenting his perspective on the subject of how uncertainty can be represented, to be echoed by a presentation by an artist. The idea is to bring together scientific, artistic and other views on uncertainty in the world around us, so that different viewpoints might learn from each other.
This will be a working session, with plenty of opportunity for discussion in groups. It will also be very open-ended; if possible, Bruce is keen to pursue some form of scientific-artistic collaboration, and the possibility will certainly exist of applying for funding to support this under the KCIâ€™s Creative Futures Programme.
This will certainly be an evening to attend if you are interested in the subject from an artistic perspective. Please let Yvonne Castle (firstname.lastname@example.org) know if you would like to attend. Drinks and nibbles will be served!
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