I'm available for talks on the intersection of art and science and usually do these in both scientific and artistic settings; the talks usually center on current projects and/or on examining a particular field of research or scientific theme through the lense of art.

Panels & Lectures

 

Festival of Art and Science TT: Art and Health, Langone Hospital, New York 2017

Carapaus de Corrida, Annual Forum of PAPS, New York 2016

Surface Markers, Maison du Portugal, Paris 2015

 

Alô Portugal.  Guest.  SIC Internacional. Aired 10th June 2014

 

Portugal beyond its borders: culture.  Portuguese-American Post Graduate Society June 2014

 

Henrietta Lacks and HeLa cells: Us and Ourselves

Invited speaker, Horace Mann 2014

 

Art & Science Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica 2013

 

One, No One and One Hundred Thousand; an artistic study on the biology of memory. Invited speaker. Centro de Neurociência de Coimbra 2013

 

The body multiple. Invited speaker. Centro de Filosofia de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa. 2013

 

An artist's perspective on the history of Henrietta Lacks and the HeLa cells. HeLa Annual Conference, invited speaker, Morehouse

School of Medicine, Atlanta 2013

 

 

Henrietta Lacks: Multiplicity and Continuity. Open Books - Open Minds, key note speaker, Rhode Island College

 

 

Stem cells, regeneration and art. Stem Cells and Cancer Conference, invited speaker, Puerto Rico

 

 

Arte e Ciência: Corpo e Identidade, speaker/moderator, Edge Arts, Lisboa 

 

 

Pollock, John A, Ricou, Joana, Gonzalez, Laura L. Touch Screen and Apps: A multi-modal approach to games for health literacy. The 7th Annual Games for Health Conference, Boston, May 2011.

 

 

The Evolution of Evolution. Presentation. Canada International Conference on Education, 2011

 

 

BioArt on Canvas. DorkBot 2011.

 

 

BioArt: Evoking & Informing with Miguel Amado, curator of contemporary art. Portuguese American Postgraduate Society Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA 2010

 

 

The Tree, the Spiral and the Web Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal 2009

 

 

Exploratory Design Process Workshop; Charrete for NSF Exhibition Invited participant. Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, 2009

 

 

Art and Evolution, guest lecturer. Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 2009

 

 

 

Communicating Science. Carnegie Mellon University 2007

 

 

Art and Science: Science Education. V Forum de Investigadores

Portugueses: Biomedicina. Porto, Portugal 2006

 

 

Bio&Art: Evoking and Informing. Guest lecturer. STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, Carnegie Mellon University, 2006, 2007, 2008

 

 

Life after BHA/BSA. Invited panelist. Making a Living, Living your Dream Conference. Carnegie Mellon University, 2006, 2012

Residencies

Artist in Residency at North Carolina State University, 2016

Member at Genspace, 2014 

 

Visiting Artist, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, 2014

 

Bioart residency, School of Visual Arts 2013

 

Fellowship at the STUDIO for Creative Inquiry at Carnegie Mellon University 2012-2013

 

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, 2011

 

F.I.N.E. Art residency, Children's Museum of Pittsburgh 2010

 

ASHGalleries, Pittsburgh PA, Jan - Dec 2006

 

Fairs

 

National Science Teacher Association, 2011with Green-Eye Visualization

San Francisco, CA

 

National Science Teacher Association, 2009

Presenting the Regenerative Medicine Partnership for Education outreach components including Darwin2009.

New Orleans, LO

 

National Science Teacher Association, 2008

Presenting the Regenerative Medicine Partnership for Education outreach components highlighting tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

Boston, MA

 

Pittsburgh Young Professionals: Art-Business Networking, 2006

Dowe's, Pittsburgh PA

 

Untitled, 2005

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA

 

Untitled, 2004

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA