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Q-FARM Artist in Residence

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Working collaboratively, Pamela Davis Kivelson starts from the premise that there are tremendous creative similarities between the artistic and scientific processes. She hopes to bring out the inherent artistry scientists practice in their own craft such that, through collaboration, that artistry may be manifested in visual art. Her objective is to facilitate the creative expression of students, staff, and faculty in visualizing, and communicating science. This process can include analog artmaking such as painting, sculpture, and photography, as well as virtual incarnations including  AR, AI, modeling, or 3D printing, even 3D immersive theatrical experiences. Some of the topics she is exploring include Quantum Entanglement.  Her recent interactive online virtual art world, “Emergence,” allows the viewer to walk into paintings. (See Ideally, people will explore their freedom to take their own path – here through art. Her current project is “Traveling portraits for a Quantum future.”

Her upcoming show opens to the public on October 11, 2022. It will be located on the 1st floor of the Physics and Astrophysics building (PAB) on the Stanford Campus. Titled "The Art of Black Holes," it is curated by Stanford physicist Peter Michelson.  It is an example of this approach. When working at the intersection of science, art, and technology, her most essential ingredient is collaboration and co-creation. Experimental opportunities to develop meaningful, positive, and fun novel experiences abound at Q-FARM.  She looks forward to working with Stanford faculty, students, and postdoctoral fellows in relation to Q-FARM’s mission and vision.

This page will update with links to relevant work, collaborations, and notice of pop-up happenings and collaborations.