Synapse Lecture: Ken Rinaldo

Ren Rinaldo

Internationally renowned new media artist Ken Rinaldo will talk about his engaging and interactive installations that blur the boundaries between nature and technology on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 6 p.m., in the auditorium of Folk Hall, 150 E. Exchange St., Akron, home of The University of Akron’s Myers School of Art.

Sponsored by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the free lecture is part of The University of Akron’s Synapse: Art + Science, an ongoing series begun in 2007 to probe the ideas, images and mutual interests connecting arts and science professionals and disciplines.

Rinaldo is a professor in the Art and Technology Program at The Ohio State University. He has been working at the intersection of art and biology for more than three decades, focusing on interactive robotics, biological art, artificial life, interspecies communication, animation, 3D modeling, rapid prototyping and phantasmagorical digital space.

For more information: 330-972-6030 or mattk@uakron.edu.

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