Dario Robleto: The Aorta of an Archivist

In conjunction with the exhibition Healing, Knowing, Seeing the Body, the Spencer Museum of Art commissioned Houston-based artist Dario Robleto to create a new work of art. The Aorta of an Archivist is an immersive film and sound installation that connects Robleto’s research on the cosmos, the human heart, and the history of recording our […]

Singular Value Decomposition: A Performance with Janet Biggs

On April 8, the Spencer’s Integrated Arts Research Initiative (IARI) will debut an artistic collaboration with Arts at CERN, the official arts program of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). This free livestream event will feature a dance performance choreographed using applied physics and mathematics research by KU faculty and students. Featuring dancer Vinson Fraley, musician Earl Maneein, […]

Body Matters: Artists Andrew Carnie, Juan José Castaño-Márquez, Mary Anne Jordan, Nazanin Amiri Meers, and Sydney Pursel in Conversation

Moderated by Curator Cassandra Mesick Braun, this is the fourth in a series of conversations with artists in the exhibition "Healing, Knowing, Seeing the Body." This final session will focus on artist Andrew Carnie's collaborative work with four regional artists that examines the non-medical effects of organ transplants and explores notions of anonymity, consent, and […]