Gravity Geeks Art, Science & Ideas Symposium

gravity-geeks“A day filled with ideas, exploration and excitement – it’ll stimulate your senses and fire up your imagination” is how the Penrith Regional Gallery’s new symposium is described. They go on to say…

Spend a day exploring the space between imagination and knowledge at Gravity Geeks Arts Science & Ideas Symposium. From Aboriginal Astronomy to the realisation of Einstein’s gravitational waves acclaimed artists, scientists and performers will take the stage. Hear Professor Fred Watson from the Australian Astronomical Observatory, and Professor Ray Norris from CSIRO and Western Sydney University; artists David Haines and Joyce Hinterding, Emma Fielden, Leahlani Johnson, and Katie Turnbull; and, Australian Network for Art and Technology’s Director Vicki Sowry discuss the latest arts science residencies. Watch stunning performances by parkour Dauntless Movement Crew and contemporary dance by Shaun Parker & Company. Check out the on- site planetarium and much much more!

Be inspired as art and science are shown to be disciplines in company not opposition!

Designed to excite, engage and inspire everyone: artists, scientists, students, educators, researchers and curious minds!   Gravity Geeks – Art + Science + Ideas will build your knowledge and challenge your understanding of the universe.

It’s all taking place on 5 November in Penrith. Tickets are on the website as $80 unless you are concession in which case they are $25 including lunch. But the email advertising says ‘all tickets $25’ so you might want to call the box office (4723 7600) before booking and sort that out. Details and books can be found here.

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