LASER TALK: ARTificial Life + Intelligence

LASER Talk: ARTificial Life + Intelligence


Thursday, February 7, 2019

5:30 p.m.

UCI Applied Innovation

Since meeting in 1992, artists Christa Sommerer and Laurent Mignonneau have created interactive computer installations that apply scientific principles to art, such as artificial life, complexity, and generative systems. In celebration of their first retrospective in the United States and a newly created artwork that will debut at UCI, the artists will discuss their work in conversation with experts from these fields. Speakers include:    

  • Christa Sommerer & Laurent Mignonneau | Contemporary, intermedia artists and researchers    
  • Jeff Krichmar | Professor in the Department of Cognitive Sciences and the Department of Computer Science; Founder of the UCI Cognitive Robotics Lab    
  • Leila Entezam |  Emotional Intelligence in Technology Specialist    
  • Scott Sandland | Founder & CEO of

Free admission; reservation required




The Beall Center received its initial support from the Rockwell Corporation in honor of retired chairman Don Beall and his wife, Joan, the core idea being to merge their lifelong passions – technology, business and the arts – in one place. Today major support is generously provided by the Beall Family Foundation.