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Arts Speaker Series - “Thought Experiments and Misinventions: Stories of Forming Numbers”

Arts Speaker Series - “Thought Experiments and Misinventions: Stories of Forming Numbers”

Online
Microsoft Teams

Description:

Byron Peters. Dept. of Fine Arts

Part interdisciplinary mathematics lesson, part speculative fiction, these thought experiments are tales from the histories of numbers and what they could become. This presentation will draw from Fine Arts Instructor Byron Peters’ film seriesAnti-Racist Mathematics and Other Stories(2018) and parallel collaborative research with artists, art historians, philosophers, poets, mathematicians, quantum-physicists, students, and community organizers around questions of ‘countability’ in our contemporary world.

 

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All presentations will take place from 1-2 PM via Microsoft Teams. Please email artsevents@kpu.ca to RSVP to the virtual event. A Microsoft Teams link to the event will be sent to registrants two days prior to the event date.

America/Vancouver Arts Speaker Series - “Thought Experiments and Misinventions: Stories of Forming Numbers” Byron Peters. Dept. of Fine Arts Part interdisciplinary mathematics lesson, part speculative fiction, these thought experiments are tales from the histories of numbers and what they could become. This presentation will draw from Fine Arts Instructor Byron Peters’ film seriesAnti-Racist Mathematics and Other Stories(2018) and parallel collaborative research with artists, art historians, philosophers, poets, mathematicians, quantum-physicists, students, and community organizers around questions of ‘countability’ in our contemporary world.   **************   All presentations will take place from 1-2 PM via Microsoft Teams. Please email artsevents@kpu.ca to RSVP to the virtual event. A Microsoft Teams link to the event will be sent to registrants two days prior to the event date. Microsoft Teams Online