Bioneering: Hybrid Investigations of Food
A gathering of artists, scientists, scholars, activists and community organizers sharing their work
concerning food production, consumption & distribution.

Symposium Schedule

Welcome, 9:00 a.m.

9:10 – 11:10 Food, Community Activism and the Arts
(Claude Willey, moderator)

Roman Jaster, CalArts
“Design as Social Intervention”
Fritz Haeg, Architect
"Edible Estates: Attack on the Front Lawn"
Steve Vines, San Bernardino Community Development Corporation
“Community Development Using the Garden as Metaphor”
Claire Pentecost, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
“VisibleFood Local, Grub and More…”
Q & A Session

11:10 - 11:20 Tea/Coffee Break

11:20 – 1:15 Eating Past, Present and Future
(Antoinette LaFarge, moderator)

Deena Capparelli, Pasadena City College
“Soil Moisture, Hungry Critters, and Native Edibles”
Claude Willey, CSU Northridge
“'Fuel, Food, & Climate Change: Speculating on a Region's Future”
Dan Froot, UCLA
“Who’s Hungry?”
Melanie DuPuis, UCSC
“Angels and Vegetables: The Birth of Food Advice in the US”
Q & A Session

1:15 – 2:15 Lunch (All organic salads, sandwiches, drinks and desserts)

2:15 – 4:15 Agricultural Interventions
(Kavita Phillip, moderator)

Sheila Fennoy, Santa Monica College
"Getting Reconnected with the Earth"
Martha L. Orozco-Cardenas, UCR
“Plant Transformation Technologies for Crop Improvement and Human Health”
Beatriz da Costa, UCI
“Free Range Grains, et al”
Pearl Ho, UCI
"Food Diagnostic Activism at Home or FDA at Home."
Q & A Session

4:15 Closing Remarks

Light refreshments and conversation in the reception room immediately following the closing remarks