Technology, art and medicine meet in inaugural community event

Media Advisory for Tuesday, Feb. 16


LASER, an internationally known event that promotes dialogue between the arts and sciences, is coming to the CSRA. The inaugural program at Augusta University features a discussion on the influence of 3D technology on visual arts and medicine.


LASER stands for Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous and is associated with Leonardo, The International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology. The global nonprofit serves distinguished scholars, artists, scientists, researchers and thinkers through programs focused on interdisciplinary work and innovation.

Tuesday’s panel discussion includes a medical illustrator, art historian, clinician, and artist Cheryl Goldsleger, Augusta University Department of Art’s Morris Eminent Scholar, who presents the program along with the department. J.D. Talasek, director of cultural programs at National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C., will moderate.


6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, at the J. Harold Harrison, M.D. Education Commons. A reception will follow the event.


Interviews, photos and video opportunities will be available. Call Kelly Jasper at 706-513-0719 by 4 p.m. Tuesday if you are interested in covering this event.

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