Visual Arts Program
 


Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.

FREE

Hallwalls, Buffalo Museum Of Science, & UB College of Arts & Sciences present

Science & Art Cabaret No. 6.0: …Are We Special?

The Ninth Ward at Babeville

Gary Nickard on HP Lovecraft's cosmic aesthetic.
Will Kinney on a universe made just for us.
Reverend Fred Jensen on poets on other planets.
Paul Vanouse on specialness via genetics and art.
Ravi Padmanabha on bulbul tarang.

Admission is free • cash bar

The Science & Art Cabaret is an ongoing mash-up of creative and scientific tangents and ideas, intended to entertain and illuminate.

This month's theme addresses the earthly and cosmic question of our specialness—are we unique in the vastness of the cosmos or are we banal? Are we special amid the stars or only amongst ourselves?

 
 
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David Schirm
All The Glad Variety


Though distilled into broad symbolic forms or abstract landscapes, David Schirm's work often springs from his own experiences during the Vietnam War and paintings may allude to the scenes of horrific and senseless battles, the strafing of weapons across a landscape, "whose laser-like blazes of fired bullets gave a distinctive hum of un-worldliness to the darkness." Though his depictions of landscape forms even touch upon the pastoral in their depiction and use of color, Schirm's original point o ...