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New Space Promotes Intersection of Art, Science

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New Space Promotes Intersection of Art, Science

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New Space Promotes Intersection of Art, Science

New Space Promotes Intersection of Art, Science

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A new creative space dedicated to experimental collaboration between artists and scientists opens in Paris. Le Laboratoire is the brainchild of Harvard bio-medical technology professor David Edwards.

Besides teaching, Edwards writes fiction and works in theater, so it seems natural that he would be interested in the intersection of art and science. He and his collaborators are mounting "experiments" through which they show the processes behind artistic creation and scientific exploration.