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#ACreativeGU: Creativity and Scholarship at Georgetown

#ACREATIVEGU: Creativity and Scholarship at Georgetown

Join the Library on Thursday, March 28 at 5:00 pm for #ACreativeGU: Creativity and Scholarship at Georgetown. This special panel of student creatives, moderated by Professor Melissa Bruno from the Film and Media Studies Program will explore the universal nature of the creative process. A companion event for the Library’s newest exhibition, The Creative Process, the panel will explore the themes of inspiration, production, and collaboration through the lens of the historic examples on display in the exhibition. They will also discuss how these stages of the creative process resonate today despite how much innovations in technology have changed how artists both produce and disseminate their artwork.

Meet the panelists and moderator below!

Panelists

Kate Bonner

Kate Bonner

Kate is a dual Physics and Art major who looks for opportunities to find the intersection between the two in her artwork. An example of her work is Quantum Reality which is a virtual reality piece that allows students to experience complex physics equations in three dimensions.

Sarah Harper

Sarah Harper

Sarah has conducted a number of creative projects in the Maker Hub. From making wooden and acrylic maps to business cards, she has utilized the laser cutter in the Maker Hub for numerous projects including Georgetown Map and Mapping Environmental Racism in Detroit.

Francis Shad

Francis Shad

Francis is a photographer who often explores cultural themes through portraiture. Examples of the work he has created in the Gelardin New Media Center’s Production Studio include Flower Boy and Towel Series.

Adey Zegeye

Adey Zegeye

Adey creates music videos. A recent project is "Transcendence," a creative art video supporting cultural exchange and the social justice movement No Ban No Wall. Adey oversaw all phases of pre and post production for the video.

Moderator

Melissa Bruno

Melissa Bruno

Professor Bruno is a filmmaker living in Washington, DC. She has a BFA in film & video from Massachusetts College of Art and an MFA in cinema from San Francisco State University. She has taught film production courses at Georgetown for the past three years and is also the Media Technologist for the Film and Media Studies Program. She has worked with students across campus on many incredible multimedia projects. You can view a sample of these projects in the Gelardin + Maker Hub Showcase.

After the talk, guests will have the opportunity to tour The Creative Process exhibition as well as talk with the panelists who will be displaying their work. RSVP for this event today.