TalkSTEM is pleased to bring you another Youtube video this week.  Justine Ludwig shares her views on  Art as it relates to Science, and presents her perspective that “Science and Art are in conversation with each other.”  Justine is Director of Exhibitions at the Dallas Contemporary and has collaborated recently with talkSTEM on “An Evening Honoring Women in STEAM”, held at the Contemporary on January 22, 2016.  You can hear her remarks from the event on the video on talkSTEM’s youtube channel.  She is a firm believer in the value of both art and science to all people.  Justine and talkSTEM hope that more and more young people will identify themselves as both artists and scientists and engage in the beautiful and fascinating conversations the two spheres have with each other.

About Justine:

Justine Ludwig is the Director of Exhibitions/ Senior Curator at Dallas Contemporary. Her professional experience consists of the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Rose Art Museum, the Colby College Museum of Art, the Danforth Museum of Art, the Bernard Toale Gallery, and the MIT List Visual Arts Center. Her recently curated exhibitions include Bani Abidi: An Unforeseen Situation, Nadia Kaabi-Linke: Walk the Line, Pia Camil: Skins, and Laercio Redondo: What ends every day. She has written for the Indian art magazine Art Etc, the Swiss magazine Art Collector, and contributes to The Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art. She has been a reader for the prestigious Creative Capital grant, a correspondent for the Pinchuk Future Generation Art Prize, and a juror for ArtPrize7 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Her research interests include memory, architecture, cross-cultural translation, and the aesthetics of globalization.
Ludwig has an MA in Global Arts from Goldsmiths University of London and a BA in Art with a concentration in Art History from Colby College.


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Dr. Koshi Dhingra has dedicated her career to STEM education and is passionate about having every child live up to their potential. Seeing a lack of girls and other underrepresented youth in STEM programs, she founded talkSTEM in 2015 to address the imbalance. She has a doctorate in science education from Teachers College, Columbia University, has years of experience teaching in graduate and undergraduate programs, and has held leadership roles in universities. She advises and collaborates with a broad range of educational institutions globally. Dr. Dhingra began her career teaching science in middle and high school in New York. She lives in Dallas, Texas with her husband, three children, and two dogs.


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