Science and Art – a desirable symbiosis? (doc.schools meet arts)

Donnerstag, 19. Januar 2023 16:30

Ort: ESI, Boltzmanngasse 9A, 1090 Vienna


16:30 | Entrance

17:00 | Start of the discussion

18:30 | Refreshements and informal get-together

From masterminds fluidly alternating between artistic work and scientific discoveries, such as Leonardo Da Vinci,  to today’s technology that can create art independently through artificial intelligence – there has always been an interplay between science and art. But how far does this connection reach and how far should we push the interaction between the two areas?

In this term’s edition of “doc.schools meet…”, we have invited four panelists from the arts and sciences to examine this fascinating intersection. Ranging from a professor of applied arts, to a researcher and artist at the Ars Electronica, to a physicist and a mathematician with artistic collaborators, our panelists will discuss questions such as

  • Are there common grounds between arts and sciences?
  • What should be the role of science in arts/arts in science?
  • What is the value of aesthetics in art? What is the value of aesthetics in science?



Katharina Holzweber (VDSP) and Eva-Maria Hainzl (VSM)

Organizing Team

Alexandra Edletzberger (VSM), Eva-Maria Hainzl (VSM), Viktoria Kabel (VDSP), Steffen Plunder (VSM), Jakob Reiffenstein (VSM)