LASER TALK: "ARTificial Life + Intelligence"

  • Interactive Plant Growing, 1992 / Installation View
    Interactive Plant Growing, 1992 / Installation View

Since meeting in 1992, artists Christa Sommerer and Laurent Mignonneau have created interactive computer installations that apply scientific principles to art, such as artificial life, complexity, and generative systems. In celebration of their first retrospective in the United States and a newly created artwork that will debut at UCI, the artists will discuss their work in conversation with experts from these fields. Speakers include:


Christa Sommerer & Laurent Mignonneau

Contemporary, intermedia artists and researchers


Jeff Krichmar

Professor in the Department of Cognitive Sciences and the Department of Computer Science; Founder of the UCI Cognitive Robotics Lab


Leila Entezam 

Emotional Intelligence in Technology Specialist


Scott Sandland

Founder & CEO of


Event Date: 
February 7, 2019 - 5:30pm
Event Location: 
UCI Applied Innovation, 5141 California Ave., #250, Irvine, CA 92617