Gravity Geeks - Art, Science & Ideas Symposium

Event Name
Gravity Geeks - Art, Science & Ideas Symposium
5 November 2016
09:00 am - 05:00 pm

Address (Room): Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre - 597 High Street, Penrith (next to the Penrith Plaza shopping centre and Penrith Library)


Listen to Professor Fred Watson (gravity waves) from the Australian Astronomical Observatory and Western Sydney University’s Professor Ray Norris (Aboriginal astronomy). Artists and scientists from the Gallery’s House of Wonder residence will present the outcomes of their fusion of art and science. Audiences will be thrilled by performances of Parkour from DMC Dauntless Movement Crew and contemporary dance by Shaun Parker & Company. Check out the Western Sydney University, Penrith Observatory planetarium in the foyer. Come along and be inspired as art and science are shown to be disciplines in company not opposition.

Speakers: Professor Fred Watson, Professor Ray Norris, David Haines and Joyce Hinterding, Emma Fielden and Andrew O’Brien, Leahlani Johnson and Jordan Collier, Katie Turnbull and Graeme Wong, Vicki Sowry, Shaun Parker Group, Dauntless Movement Crew

Web page:

Name: Raelene Sommer

Phone: 47360135

School / Department: SCEM