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Join Chris Wilmer, Assistant Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Department, University of Pittsburgh, for a discussion of the future of carbon capture technology.

A worker on an industrialized farm moving dead chickens with a forklift

Author of Big Farms Make Big Flu, Rob Wallace comes to Pittsburgh for a lively dialogue with Richard Pell that crossbreeds political theory with epidemiology and agricultural history.

Collage of images with piles of books and random trash, shipping crates, picture frames and more

Join us for a history of natural history when conceptual artist Mark Dion is paired with award winning herpetologist and Carnegie Museum of Natural History Research Associate José Padial, hosted by Eric Crosby, Carnegie Museum of Art’s Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art.

Collage with portraits of Christopher Fynsk, Ursula Heise, and Illah Nourbakhsh

Illah Nourbakhsh, Christopher Fynsk, and Ursula Heise bring literature, philosophy, and technology studies together to consider the human as an agent of mimicry and self-alienation by way of— and despite— technological advances.

A robot sitting behind a desk

This multidisciplinary performance piece created by internationally renowned Canadian DJ and musician Kid Koala and directed by KK Barrett is part film, part puppetry, part live music, and 100% award-winning storytelling.

Collage with images from various international films

Carnegie Nexus partners with the Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival on three extraordinary nights of film and discussion.

The band on stage with a large digital projection of a woman in the background

Combining music, film, found sound, and obscure audio-visual archives, Bang on a Can creates a dialogue between past and present art traditions and interpretations of the word “environment.”

Digital projection of the artist‘s silhouette in a landscape depicting a Native American story of earth's creation

Miwa Matreyek uses computer-generated animation mixed with live performance in silhouette to create her own form of storytelling that will intrigue audiences of every age.