The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection” -
SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE SWS Florence ART 2020
26-27 October, 2020 - Florence, Italy
2020 is a tough year for all people involved in science and art. The pandemic and the panic it is spreading all around makes it really hard not only to continue with the normal life, but also to present your research and art works and to receive the well-deserved feedback. Most scientific conferences and art forums got cancelled or postponed for an undefined time in the future. Many people had to cancel or put on hold their plans.
We in SWS Scholarly Society believe, that nothing should stop science and art from moving forward. Doesn’t matter what is happening around us, we know, that there is always a way to support our fellow researchers and artists and it is our mission to find this way.
Even though the change to virtual format happened almost in the last moment, more than 30 researchers and performers succeeded to present their work to the audience. We had the chance to see the whole specter of arts and humanities not only from their artistic, but also from their scientific side and we dived deep into the age of Renaissance. More than 50 people were watching and sending questions and comments at any given moment and sometimes the number of viewers was getting close to the limit of the online platform we were using.
The feedback we received at the end including messages like “Fantastic work! Great Sessions!”, “Thank you for organizing the event at such difficult times!” and “I would particularly like to thank the SWS organizers for their efforts to make this virtual experience as live-like as possible” proved, that we took the right decision not to cancel the conference and be one of the many who gave up in the face of the fear.
But all this would not be possible without the presenters, viewers and performers, who took part in the SWS Florence Extended Scientific Sessions. We are extremely grateful to all of you for making these two days possible!
We are now looking forward to our next Extended Scientific Sessions „When Science Meets Art“, 9-12 December 2020 in Vienna, Austria, www.sgemvienna.org, where we hope to be able to meet all our participants face to face and have real conference experience again.
|CONFERENCE VENUE 2021
Phone: +39 350 0970148
23 May - 25 May, 2021