(Tuscaloosa, Ala.) UA Makerspace will explore the coexistence of art and science at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center with [Enter]Connect, opening on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014 at 5 p.m. and concluding on Nov. 26. UA Makerspace is a new interdisciplinary student group that explores creative projects with the aid of emerging technologies located in Hardaway Hall on The University of Alabama campus.
Opening night of the display (Nov. 7) will feature demonstrations of various tools available at UA Makerspace including digital scanners, 3D printers and Arduino microchip controllers. An additional evening of short talks and demonstrations by students explaining the process behind creating their work will be featured on Friday, Nov. 14 at 5 p.m.
The works presented in the exhibit will range from 3D printed and laser-cut sculptures to computer generated animation and sound installation. The University of Alabama Gallery will host multiple student projects for the duration of November, presented in these various media. Gallery hours are weekdays from 9 – 5 p.m. [ENTER]CONNECT is sponsored by the College of Engineering and the College of Arts and Sciences.
The Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center is located at 620 Greensboro Ave. in Downtown Tuscaloosa. For more information about the CAC, The Arts Council or Bama Theatre, patrons should LIKE the Facebook page “The Arts Council – Bama Theatre – Cultural Arts Center” and follow tuscarts on Twitter. Call 205-758-5195 or visit cac.tuscarts.org for further information.
Image credit: Mary Brazeal, “Crazy Triangles,” 3D print
Kevin Ledgewood, Publicity
The Arts Council
(205) 758-5195, x6