Artists chat with scientists to change the world
BANGALORE: Two different domains. Is there a common ground for artists and scientists? An initiative focused on climate change triggered an interesting conversation here on Friday.
Over 60 Indian artists and scientists met to explore how they could work together in shaping the right perceptions on climate change. The group included participants from key scientific institutions like IISc, NCBS, JNCASR, and artists from various forms at the event organized by TippingPoint, UK, the British Council and the Khoj International Artists’ Association.
What will the world be like in future? What should science fiction portray? Is Newton’s law the way the world should work? Should scientists be more intuitive? Is quantum physics as intuitive as art? What should be the stuff of scientific novels? These were some topics of discussion. (more…)