Screening & Live Event
Craving the Y Chromosome: Teknolust with Director Lynn Hershman Leeson and biologist Stuart Firestein
Sunday, January 29, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
Bartos Screening Room
This event is sold out.
Tickets: $15 (free for members at the Film Lover level and MoMI Kids Premium levels and above).
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About the speakers:
Lynn Hershman Leeson is a filmmaker and multimedia artist whose work has been in over 200 large-scale exhibitions around the world and film festivals including Sundance, Toronto, and Berlin. Her artwork is currently on view in the exhibition Dreamlands at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Leeson is represented by Bridget Donahue in New York, which will present a solo exhibition of her work from January 27–March 26, 2017.
Dr. Stuart Firestein is the Chair of Biological Sciences at Columbia University. He runs a laboratory to study the vertebrate olfactory system and neurons that modulate the sense of smell. Dr. Firestein is the author of two acclaimed books, Ignorance: How It Drives Science and Failure: Why Science Is So Successful. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, and is an elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.