Community Event
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Special Event in Collaboration with the 
Museum of Contemporary Native Arts

Saturday, June 22, 2013
2:00 - 4:00pm

Museum of Contemporary Native Arts

108 Cathedral Place

Allan Houser Art Park

In the second annual discussion between the Santa Fe Institute and the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, SFI Professor Luís M.A. Bettencourt and Cherokee artist Kade L. Twist explore the creative process in art and science and wonder whether Native artists and complexity scientists are so far apart. Moderated by SFI’s Valerie Plame Wilson.

Luís M.A. Bettencourt is an SFI professor and a former senior scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory. His focus is on understanding complex systems: how cities function and grow, how the brain achieves cognition, how diseases spread, and what conditions lead to innovation.

Kade L. Twist (Cherokee Nation) is an interdisciplinary artist working with video, installation, sound, and text. Twist's work combines re-imagined tribal stories with geopolitical narratives to examine the unresolved tensions between market-driven systems, consumerism, and American Indian cultural self-determination.

Please RSVP for this event at 505.428.5907 or email
Reception to Follow - Free with Admission - Seating is Limited

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