This conversation will consider how issues of fact and faith figure in both the making and perception of art. The discussion will relate to and open out from the work within the Dis/Believer exhibition to explore the shifting perceptons of religion and science, as well as how the intersection of religion, science and art provides opporunities to reshape their discrete categories.
Panelists include: Rev. Phil Blackwell, Chicago Temple; Matthew Friday, visual artist, faculty at Ohio University School of Art; Trong Nguyen, visual artist and curator, NYC; Lisa Schlesinger, Playwright, Dept of Fiction Writing, Columbia College; Robin Whatley, PhD, Dept of Science and Math, Columbia College. Co-Moderated by Tanner Smith, student, Film & Video, Columbia College and Lisa DiFranza, MA, Theology and the Arts, Andover Newton Theological School