Material Matters Conference - 2-3 April 2012, London


Profile: Michael John Gorman

Michael John Gorman is the Founding Director of Science Gallery, a new cultural space dedicated to creative collisions between science and art, located at Trinity College Dublin. Michael John is also Coordinator of the StudioLab project, a new European project bridging art and science in partnership with Le Laboratoire (Paris), Royal College of Art (London), Leonardo, Ars Electronica FutureLab (Linz) and Medialab Prado (Madrid).

He has worked at Stanford University where he lectured in science, technology and society, and has had postdoctoral fellowships in Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In addition to running Science Gallery he is Adjunct Professor in Engineering and Computer Science at Trinity College Dublin and has authored publications include Buckminster Fuller: Designing for Mobility (Skira/Rizzoli, 2005), A Mysterious Masterpiece: The World of the Linder Gallery, with Lawrence Weschler and others Alias 2009, and many articles on aspects of the relationship between art and science and history of science in journals including Leonardo, Nature and Science. He has a BA in Physics and Philosophy from Magdalen College Oxford and a PhD in History from the European University Institute in Florence.

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