UCLA ART|SCI PARTICLES

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 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

We got a quick chance to catch Ariel (Levi) Simons and Ben Sax in the midst of their city-wide hospital & maker mobilization project to hear...

Particle Episode 3: Iain Kerr

"What does wellbeing look like?"
"What do we want to look like at the end of this?"

These are two questions Iain Kerr,...

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...