The Art and Science LAB 2017 brought together researchers and artists to collaborate in the communication of problems that affect some of the ecosystems of Panama City and offer possible solutions.
This second LAB was held in Panama City from November 6 to December 3, 2017, thanks to the support of SENACYT and the Panama City 500 Years Commission (the Mayor’s Office and UNDP). The Selection Committee, made up of artist Pilar Moreno, scientist Oris Sanjur and art historian/museologist Orlando Hernández Ying, selected the following research projects with their respective scientists + artists:
- Urban Sprawl with Eng. María Lourdes Peralta Frías. Ph.D. and Geetha Iyer // Scientific and technological management system for the mitigation of problems associated with uncontrolled urban growth: “Urban Sprawl”.
- Mangroves of Juan Díaz with Olmedo Pérez Núñez and Anna Handick // Measurement of biological and physiochemical variables in water, soil and plant matter in the mangroves of Juan Díaz.
- Endangered Amphibians with Gina Della Togna, Ph.D. and Juan Carlos León // Application of assisted reproduction techniques in critically endangered amphibian species in captivity in Panama.
Click on each project to watch a video that tells the details of the research, the collaboration with the artist and how you too can be part of the solution.