UCLA ART|SCI PARTICLES PODCAST

ArtSci PARTICLES is an online series of short interviews with members of our concentric network in response to the novel Coronavirus and its unfolding. We are deeply inspired by the thoughts, actions, and research-based responses made by our community in this unprecedented time. In sharing these brief encounters, we hope to inspire others and collectively stretch our adaptive methodologies, expand visions of the future, and deepen our connections with one another and the environment.

Particle Episode 25: Monica C. LoCascio

Join us this week for a discussion with Monica C. LoCascio in her new studio space, surrounding her MA thesis - OUR BODY IS OUR ANCHOR TO THE...

Particle Episode 24: Carlo Ventura

Joining us for our 24th episode is Dr. Carlo Ventura from Bologna, Italy, who takes us on an incredible journey through his work with vibrational...

Particle Episode 23: Kathy Brew

We talk with Kathy Brew, award-winning artist and film-maker, who joins us today to talk about her most recent work as Curator with the National...

Particle Episode 22: George Quasha

“I put my mind in the possibility that there are ways of generating meaning that aren’t happening within ordinary locality.”

Particle Episode 21: Keri Kukral

This week Keri Kukral discusses redefining physical space and how we interact within it, especially in Hollywood, and what it means for...

Particle Episode 20: Takashi Ikegami

In this episode, Takashi joins us from Tokyo, Japan, and addresses how he interprets the global events occurring right now and how one event can...

Particle Episode 19: Claire Farago

In this engaging episode, Claire Farago speaks with urgency about the Climate Crisis advocating that we think of ourselves relationally, to the...

Particle Episode 18: María Antonia González Valerio

In this episode we are joined by the ever-inspiring María Antonia González Valerio a philosopher and professor at the National Autonomous...

Particle Episode 17: ROGER MALINA, NINA CZEGLEDY, JOEL SLAYTON MARÍA ANTONIA GONZÁLEZ VALERIO - HOSTED BY DANIELLE SIEMBIEDA AND VICTORIA VESNA

"If you create chaos in the system, that opens for change, but who can take part in that change? What if the change is in the wrong hands?"...

Particle Episode 16: Sarah Brady

What is the material interface of the pandemic? Sarah Brady addresses this question in her work and teaching practice at University of California...

Particle Episdode 15: Robertina Šebanič

Robertina joins us from Ljubljana, Slovenia and talks with Victoria about her shifting work and experiences brought on by the pandemic. Robertina...

Particle Episode 14: Hadley Arnold

We are joined by Hadley Arnold of Arid Lands Institute and Divining Lab who talks with us about designing innovative, intelligent and data-driven...

Particle Episode 13: Karamjit S. Gill

In this episode we are joined by Karamjit S. Gill, Founder and Editor of AI&Society. Gill discusses his journey with AI&Society how...

Particle Episode 12: Haytham Nawar

Haytham joins Victoria from Cairo, Egypt where he discusses the current situation and how it is revealing deep complexities within the Egyptian...

Particle Episode 11: Richard Ross

This episode of Particles features the incredible Richard Ross in conversation with Victoria Vesna about his vital work and his perspective of our...

Particle Episode 10: Siddharth Ramakrishnan

Siddarth Ramakrishnan is interested in the cusp of disciplines and the dialog that arises at that juncture. Art and Science have long been thought...

Particle Episode 9: Anna Dumitriu

We are so fortunate to be joined by artist Anna Dumitriu in Brighton, England for Episode 9 of Particles. Since Anna was a child, she has been...

Particle Episode 8: Stephanie Rothenberg

This ArtSci Particle features Stephanie Rothenberg, joining us from Buffalo, New York. Stephanie begins with a potent discussion of her work which...

Particle Episode 7: Clarissa Ribeiro

Clarissa Ribeiro sits down with Victoria Vesna to have an informal interview about her recent work, creating open-source face shields and masks so...

Particle Episode 6: Linda Weintraub

Linda Weintraub formats this Particle episode as a commencement address to inspire an honest and positive response to this challenging moment....

Particle Episode 5: Post Pandemic Provocations

FEATURING: ROGER MALINA, ALYCE SANTORO, NINA CZEGLEDY, JOEL SLAYTON

Victoria Vesna joins the Leonardo Post Pandemic Provocation Group...

Particle Episode 4: Levi Simons and Ben Sax

"The thing about this moment is that
WE ARE ALL IN THE SAME FIGHT."

Particle Episode 3: Iain Kerr

Iain discusses how he and his students at Montclair University are responding to the pandemic through community mobilization of medical resources...

Particle Episode 2: Pat Badani

Artist, Pat Badani joins Victoria Vesna for a philosophical and socially contextual conversation about bread and food in the time of pandemic. For...

Particle Episode 1: Dr. Aisen Caro Chacin and Dr. Chris Zahner

Dr. Aisen Caro Chacin and Dr. Chris Zahner work together at the University of Texas Medical Branch at the Maker HEALTH SPACE, a medical device...