AN INITIATIVE OF THE GRADUATE CENTER, CUNY

Our goal is to better understand the connections between art and science, explore how they inform each other, and experiment with new ways of approaching these two fields.

Recent News

** Announcing Fall 2020 Season : AI and Creativity **

September 7th, 2020|

While adjusting to our changed world, we realized that our season was uncannily suitable for our socially distanced reality, and we’re thrilled to share with you our virtual Fall 2020 Program! We begin Monday, October 5th, with [...]

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Better Together

Creative GC: Art and Science Connect brings artists and scientists together at The Graduate Center for thoughtful collaborations and innovative programs.

We aim to engage participants in meaningful public conversation, spur cross-disciplinary research and teaching, and encourage greater curiosity in Graduate Center students to investigate the ways in which art and science speak to and inform each other.

Our Events

During the 2020 Fall season, our public program series will focus on AI and Creativity. Our events will give non-specialists an understanding of cutting-edge research and the how it inspires and challenges art and the humanities. Contemporary artists will join renowned scholars and humanists in a range of public forums at The Graduate Center.

Due to COVID-19, all events in will take place virtually, via Zoom. Please register to receive a link to the conference.

Algorithmic Sound 4: Soyun Park (RGBdog)

December 12, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

  Soyun Park is a media artist and designer from South Korea, based in The Hague, The Netherlands. She has great interest in technology, interactivity, sound, and its interrelation with humans. She is also the founder of studio RGBdog. Her works have taken the form of video essays, audiovisual performances, and interactive media installations. She has exhibited [...]

Algorithmic Sound 5: Matthew D. Gantt

February 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

A Masterclass with artist, composer and educator Matthew D. Gantt on spatial sound in virtual reality. Based between NYC and Troy, NY, Gannt's practice focuses on sound in virtual spaces, generative systems facilitated by idiosyncratic technology, and digital production presets as sonic readymades. He worked as a studio assistant to electronics pioneer Morton Subotnick from [...]

AI & Affect

April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The increasingly prevalent use of AI technology has shifted the cultural politics of emotion. On the one hand, AI has instigated new models of collective belonging and radical joy for traditionally marginalized subjects. On the other, the use of AI to surveil, map, and commodify an entire panoply of physiological markers and body language has [...]

Student Fellowships

Creative GC provides $5,000 fellowships to Graduate Center doctoral students who are researching topics that intersect the arts and sciences. The fellowships provide funding for activities related to original research, such as field work, data collection, travel, and training. Fellows will have the opportunity to present their research in a public forum.

 

 

Art and science forum
Cory Tamler

Cory Tamler

Brad Fox

Brad Fox

Rachel Spaulding Carty

Rachel Spaulding Carty

Aubrey Knox

Aubrey Knox

Alfredo Vidal-Ceballos

Alfredo Vidal-Ceballos

Working Group

Helen Koh

Helen Koh

Chloë Bass

Chloë Bass

Eliot Bates

Eliot Bates

Joshua Brumberg

Joshua Brumberg

Johanna Devaney

Johanna Devaney

Jennifer Drake

Jennifer Drake

Peter Eckersall

Peter Eckersall

Amir Farjoun

Amir Farjoun

Shana Elbaum-Garfinkle

Shana Elbaum-Garfinkle

Douglas Geers

Douglas Geers

David Grubbs

David Grubbs

Aubrey Knox

Aubrey Knox

Barbara Montero

Barbara Montero

David Olan

David Olan

Jesse Prinz

Jesse Prinz

Tony Ro

Tony Ro

Jacob Sachs-Mishalanie

Jacob Sachs-Mishalanie

Helena Shaskevich

Helena Shaskevich

Gregory Sholette

Gregory Sholette

Keith Wilson

Keith Wilson

Wellcome Trust Fellows

Stefano Morello

Stefano Morello

Rebecca Hayes Jacobs

Rebecca Hayes Jacobs