photo of Steve Lambert by Jennifer Sharpe

Free as in Freedom and Free as in Free Beer: a talk and walking tour with jokes

A presentation of the various definitions of “Free,” from human liberation, the law, freedom of movement, to economics.


Leon A. Reid was born in Richmond, VA.. His works have been commissioned and installed in cities throughout the United States, South America, and Europe.  He holds a BFA in painting from Pratt Institute in Brookln, NY. and an MA in Fine Arts from Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design in London, England.  He lives and works in New York City.  Reid presented the lecture "The Duty of the 21st Century Artist" as part of the Open City: Tools for Public Action exhibition at Eyebeam Atelier in 2007.


Adam Zaretsky is an artist, or "bioartist," working as a research affiliate in Arnold Demain's Laboratory for Industrial Microbiology and Fermentation in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Department of Biology. He received a master of fine arts degree in 1999 from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he studied and researched with "transgenic" artist Eduardo Kac. Since then, he has worked with such pioneers of bio-art as Joe Davis, Oron Catts and Ionat Zurr. Zaretsky will also teach an art and biology studio class in fall 2001 as a visiting artist at San Francisco State University.

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