Artists Explore Nature as an Inspiration
Thu., Nov. 13, 6:30 p.m. 2014
From the venue:Nettrice Gaskins, Ph.D., STEAM director, Boston Arts Academy, will join Brides of Anansi: Fiber and Contemporary Art exhibit artists Saya Woolfalk and Xenobia Bailey, in conversation about how contemporary women artists look at nature and natural systems for inspiration.Topics such as STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) and biomimicry â€“ a bridge between biology and designâ€“will be explored. STEAM is an interdisciplinary approach to teaching and learning that is gaining momentum in the United States and around the world. The conversation will rethink the cultural and artistic dimensions of these areas in conjunction with Spelman's current museum exhibit.