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Folded Forms Lecture Series

October 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - March 22, 2018 @ 7:30 pm

The FOLDED FORMS LECTURE SERIES brings artists,

educators and scientists together to unfold the art, traditions and

technological contributions derived from the ancient practice of origami.

All Lectures Take Place at 6:00 p.m.
Porter Hall, Tucson Botanical Gardens, Unless Noted
Space is limited, Registration Required

Sponsored by Jill Ballesteros
in memory of Marto Ballesteros

 

October 9, 2017

Origami in the Garden2 –  Meet the Artist

Kevin Box, Artist and Creator of the Exhibit Origami in the Garden2

 

October 26, 2017

Living Folds in Molecules, Beautiful Forms and Functions

Dr. Jacob Schwartz, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Arizona

 

December 14, 2017

JWST: The Incredible Shrinking Telescope

Dr. Kevin Hainline, Astronomer and Researcher, Steward Observatory, University of Arizona

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January 11, 2018

Japanese Garden Design

Patricia Deridder, Executive Director, Yume Japanese Gardens of Tucson

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January 25, 2018

Tectonic Origami: Rocks Can Fold Like Paper

Dr. George Davis, Regents Professor Emeritus and Provost Emeritus, University of Arizona

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February 8, 2018

Origami-Inspired Engineering, from Minimally Invasive Surgery to Exoplanet Exploration

Dr. Brian Trease, Engineer, University of Toledo

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February 22, 2018

Perception as Prediction: Perceiving Familiar Objects Rendered in Line Drawings and Origami

Mary Peterson, Director of Cognitive Science at the University of Arizona

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March 8, 2018

Mathematics of Elasticity in Nature

Dr. Venkataramani Shankar, Professor of Mathematics, University of Arizona

Lecture description and ticketing will be available soon!

 

March 22, 2018

From Flapping Birds to Space Telescopes

Dr. Robert J. Lang, Physicist, Author and Origami Artist

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Start:
October 26 @ 6:00 pm
End:
March 22, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
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