Indigenous Science Fiction, The Imagination, and Long-term Thinking
Presented by Long Now Boston and Emerson Contemporary
Wed, October 16, 2019. Reception 6:30-7:30pm and Talk 7:30-8:30pm.
Emerson College, Jackie Liebergott Black Box Theatre, 559 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111
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Long Now Boston Conversation Series
November 7, 02016
A Long Now Boston Conversation with artist Nathan Miner.
This talk explored the process of invention in the studio. Feeling one’s way through a cloud of unknowing into territories of discovery. In science and art, cultivating intuition and trusting the creative process becomes a guide, when knowing obscures the new. Making art allows us to embrace the unknown and question our assumptions, freeing us from the illusions of preconceived knowledge. In the studio, translations between the imaginary and the real illuminate possibilities for discovery and invention.
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