LASER Talk: "Empathy in Electronic Culture"
October 4, 2018 - 5:30pm
LASER Talk: "Empathy in Electronic Culture" Thursday, October 4, 2018; 5:30-7:30pm UCI Applied Innovation 5141 California Ave #250 Irvine, CA 92617 FREE admission and parking with registration Snacks and light refreshments provided As electronic culture becomes increasingly ubiquitous, how are programmers and developers addressing human-like interfaces, interactions, and decision-making – specifically, when it comes the emulation of empathy? Similarly, how can real human empathy be elicited when users interact through programs and digital platforms, instead of face to...
Rebase: Activate
June 1, 2018 - 7:00pm
Rebase: Activate presents a collection of works from four artists interested in revealing the relationships between perceived patterns and sonic activation. The works focus on physical manifestations of sound––through vibration and movement––rejecting the belief that sound is ephemeral or intangible. The artists ask similar questions related to relaying data and information via sound, and explore how sound is an important communication tool. This exhibition calls for a shift in sonic perception and attention, prompting viewers...
Summer Closure
June 11, 2018 - 8:00am
The Beall Center for Art + Technology will be closed to the public starting May 28, 2018, until September 29, 2018.  Please join us for the opening reception for R. Luke DuBois' solo exhibition, "Music into Data::Data into Music," on September 29th, 2-5pm. During this time, the center runs its annual STEAM Summer Camps for kids ages 8-19, and does not have exhibitions on view. Administrative offices remain open during this time, and can be reached at 949-824-6206, or by emailing
FREE LASER Talk: The Art of Conservation
May 7, 2018 - 5:30pm
May 7, 2018 5:30-7:30pm FREE admission and parking with registration UCI Applied Innovation 5141 California Ave., Suite #250 Irvine, CA 92617 Speakers: Jesse Jackson, Kailen Mooney, Victoria Vesna. Kyle Welker In the face of such dire environmental realities, how are artists and scientists concerned with conservation using data and creativity to fuel their work? This talk will delve into the division between popular opinion and scientific evidence of our global sustainability issues, and how various industries/disciplines are seeking new, creative ways to address a...
FREE LASER Talk: Bird Song
March 5, 2018 - 5:30pm
Monday, March 5, 5:30-7:30pm UCI Applied Innovation 5141 California Ave #250, Irvine, CA 92617 Free parking on site   As humans, we have long since been fascinated by birds. Their seemingly magical capacity for flight, song, and navigation have made them powerful symbols for many cultures, especially through the art historical lexicon. The Beall Center for Art + Technology’s related exhibition - "It Passes like a Thought" - explores flight, birdsong, and the aesthetic variation of avian species through the work of several intermedia artists. This panel talk will allow...