Writer/photographer Anita Harris found Ani Kasten’s ceramics show in Concord, MA, inspirational. Comprised mainly of vessels of irregular shapes and sizes, the work is delicate, with seams sometimes held together with thin wires, and replete with unexpected embellishments, cracks. colors and patterns that make the viewer stop to contemplate.
“Convergence science has advanced across many fronts, from nanotechnology to regenerative tissue,” says Nobel Laureate Phil Sharp of MIT. “But the funding allocated for convergence research in biomedical science is small and needs to be expanded. In fact, there is no federal agency with the responsibility to fund convergence in biomedical research.”