The National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY 10003
January 23, 2024 at 7pm
The National Arts Club will present Sticky Settings: Laura Splan & Adam Lamsonas part of their free Art and Tech event series. In collaboration with the Simons Foundation, artist Laura Splan and theoretical biophysicist Adam Lamson will discuss their expansive collaboration traversing art, science and technology with animations, sound, weavings, and immersive full dome experiences. Following their talk, Splan and Lamson will sit down with Elizabeth Simolke, Program Manager of Science, Society and Culture at the Simons Foundation, to further reflect on their two-year collaboration.
Laura Splan’s interdisciplinary projects examine entanglements of natural and built systems. Her internationally recognized artworks and exhibitions have been presented at the Bruges Triennial, Museum of Arts & Design (NYC), Brooklyn Museum, Centre d’Art Santa Mònica(Barcelona), and The Nobel Prize Museum at Liljevalchs (Stockholm). Adam Lamson, Ph.D. is a Science Collaborator and theoretical biophysicist at the Flatiron Institute’s Center for Computational Biology, a division of the Simons Foundation. As a Flatiron Research Fellow,Lamson studies the self-organization of biofilament networks through computational means. His research has been published in The European Physical Journal, Biophysical Journal, eLife, Science Advances, and Nature Communications.