AIAS Fellows' Seminar: Rikke Louise Meyer and Peter Ole Pedersen, invited by AIAS Fellows' Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard and Lotte Philipsen

Documenting life - bio-imaging in the crossfire between the natural scientific and aesthetic gaze

2014.07.02 | AIAS

Date Mon 22 Sep
Time 14:15 16:15
Location The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C

Abstract

In her laboratory Rikke Louise Meyer looks at how particular biomolecules on the cell surface regulate properties and facilitate biofilm formation. In the building next door Peter Ole Pedersen studies the aesthetic strategies and visual culture of images and motion pictures that document real life events. Watch what happens when these two researcher look at the same images and demonstrate their different approaches to visual material as scientific and cultural testimony in this cross-disciplinary lecture.

Short CV

Peter Ole Pedersen is a PhD-candidate in Art History whose research focuses on contemporary film in an expanded field.

Rikke Louise Meyer is PhD and associate professor at the Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center where she runs the Biofilm group.


What is a Fellows' Seminar?

The AIAS Fellows' Seminar is a session of seminars held by the AIAS fellows or by other speakers proposed by the fellows. In each seminar, one fellow will present and discuss his/her current research and research project, closing off with a question and discussion session.

All seminars are held in English and open to the public. Registration to the seminar is not necessary. Read more about the AIAS Fellows' Seminar here.

 

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