20 – 21 / 03 / 2009

Lecture by Marco Mancuso

Città della scienza: Centro Congressi – Bagnoli (Na)

The workshop “Art and Science” held at Città della Scienza, promoted by Fondazione IDIS-Città della Scienza and Le Nuvole-Teatro Stabile di Innovazione, was a two days of study a meeting / comparison on the convergence between the languages of art and science in the areas of scientific communication. Marco Mancuso was invited to speak about the possibile connection between art and sciences on the border of contemporary technological art and design.

Lecture presentation text:
“Art & Science, a critical overview”

The very dense and varied program, which has been enlivened by the weight and prestige of the speakers, focused on the relationship between aesthetics and contemporary art museum of the last generation, the theatre inside the museum and experiments as the interface between art and science.

Città della Scienza is Campania Region’s instrumental agency that supports innovation and the internationalisation of the regional system. As representative of the region, it organizes all the region’s programmes and strategic activities. Fondazione IDIS-Città della Scienza is a young community that lives and works in an old chemical factory, recovered with an elegant operation of industrial archaeology and that overlooks the wonderful Bay of Naples, under the Posillipo hill, between Nisida and Bagnoli.