Browsing 10 - 20 results of 187 programs for subject - Art


Everything Matters: Tales from the Periodic Table:  Neon: Ron Hipschman (Clip)
Running Time:
00:32:10
Neon is normally odorless and colorless, reacting with no one, not even itself. Abundant in the universe, uncommon on Earth, it drifts aloof from any bond. When isolated by Sir William Ramsay and Morris Travers inside a vacuum tube in 1898, the noble gas betrayed its excitement in brilliant red. That excitement, glowing within Georges Claudes ingeniously curved lamps since 1923, has captured our imaginations ever since.

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Date: February 4, 2016
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Art, Chemistry, General Science

Keywords: neon, ron hipschman, everything matters


Resonance:  A. J. Racy: Interview (Clip)
Running Time:
00:32:00
Join Resonance host, Nicole Minor in conversation with performer, composer, and ethnomusicologist A.J. Racy. Dr. Racy ushered in the third season of Resonance on December 10th, 2015 with a range of compositions and improvisations that explore ancient modes and forms endemic to Middle Eastern cultures.

Project: Resonance | Browse All

Date: January 6, 2016
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Art, History

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After Dark:  After Dark: Illusions: Alexa Meade (Clip)
Running Time:
00:02:00
Watch celebrated artist Alexa Meade transform a live model into a seemingly two-dimensional tableau. Reversing the tradition of trompe loeil, the Renaissance painting technique in which objects appear real, Alexa Meade painstakingly applies acrylic paint onto actual people and objects, creating illusions of seamless, two-dimensional portraits. Unified by bold brushwork reminiscent of mid-20th-century painting styles, her subjects appear flattened, as if painted on canvas, even when viewed from different angles. Meades work invites a deep exploration into the nature of perception, the role of photography in viewing ephemeral artworks, and the sudden intimacy of portraiture.

Project: After Dark | Browse All

Date: October 21, 2015
Format: Event
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Art

Keywords: alexa meade, exploratorium, after dark, illusions, art, painting


Resonance:  Kronos Quartet: Performance (Clip)
Running Time:
00:09:25
Watch selects from the Kronos Quartet's April 9, 2015 performance at the Exploratorium as part of the Resonance series. Works excerpted are: "Good Medicine" from Salome Dances for Peace, written for Kronos by Terry Riley, "Death to Kosmische," written for Kronos by Nicole Lize, and "Tr o Pood (Warp and Weft)" I. Tarh II. Bft III. Pardkht written for Kronos by Sahba Aminikia, with a video by Vafa Khatami.

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Date: October 9, 2015
Format: Event
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Art

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Resonance:  Kronos Quartet: Interview (Clip)
Running Time:
00:28:00
Join Resonance host, Sarah Cahill, for an interview with the members of Kronos Quartet, as well as composer, Sahba Aminikia.

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Date: October 6, 2015
Format: Event
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Art

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Resonance:  Colleen: Performance (Clip)
Running Time:
01:00:00
French musician Colleens atmospheric compositions range from mysterious and contemplative to kinetic and playful. For Resonance, Colleen performed selections from her new album Captain of None, released in April 2015 on Thrill Jockey Records.

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Date: June 23, 2015
Format: Event
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Art

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Resonance:  Colleen: Interview (Clip)
Running Time:
00:36:00
Join host Nicole Minor as she interviews French musician, Colleen.

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Date: June 23, 2015
Format: Event
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Art

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Science in the City:  Sound Restoration (Clip)
Running Time:
00:05:31
Experimental physicist Carl Haber restores antique audio recordings too old, fragile, or damaged to be otherwise replayedincluding recordings made in wax, soot, and foil. Using optical scanning technologies from his work at CERN in Switzerland, Haber has recovered and preserved a diverse collection of deteriorating sonic artifacts, voices from the past that otherwise would have been lost.

Project: Science in the City | Browse All

Date: June 10, 2015
Format: Expedition
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): art, physics, general science

Keywords: carl haber, antique recording, wax cylinder, irene, smartscope, confocal microscopy, lawrence berkeley national lab, lawrence berkeley national laboratory, audio reconstruction, sound reconstruction, scott de martinville, phonautograph

Links: Sound Reproduction Research and Development Home Page

After Dark:  Photography: Robots Take Pictures Too (Clip)
Running Time:
00:30:00
Robots have gone where no one has gone before and sent back photographs of things never before seen. Witness robot-captured photos of hellaciously hot venus, cryogenically cold Titan, and many places in between. Join Exploratorium Senior Scientist Paul Doherty to a brief exploration of the images that have captured our imaginations.

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Date: May 12, 2015
Format: Lecture
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Art, Astronomy/Space Science

Keywords: hubble, nasa, photography, space


After Dark:  Photography: Cameras and the Geometry of Vision (Clip)
Running Time:
00:20:00
As cameras became more sophisticated, so too did our understanding of projective geometry. In this brief talk, well explore how the art of photography has helped reveal the elegant mathematics of vision.

Project: After Dark | Browse All

Date: May 12, 2015
Format: Lecture
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Art, General Science

Keywords: geometry, math, photography


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