Archive 2011

Poles Apart?

Thursday 17 May 2011, 7.00 – 9.00 pm The White Horse Bar, 266 Canongate (Royal Mile), Edinburgh A lively and well-attended group discussion about Art and Science and how to bring the two ‘poles’ closer together. ASCUS members kickstarted the discussion about Art and Science with background information on the nature of Art/Science Collaborations, excerpts from the well known lecture ‘The Two …

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Conversation with Colin Sanderson

Tuesday 6 December 2011, 7.00 – 9.00 pm The White Horse Bar (back room), 266 Canongate, Edinburgh We hope you were able to join us for the December installment of our Monthly Event Series, where we had an informal conversation with Colin Sanderson. Colin has been active at the intersection of art and science in Edinburgh for several years. Formerly …

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Sciart and Climate Change

Thursday 1 November 2011, 7.00 – 9.00 pm The White Horse Bar (back room), 266 Canongate, Edinburgh A presentation and discussion led by Andrew Ormston about art-science and its role in studying, researching and raising awareness about climate change. Andrew Ormston, BA (Hons), MSc, is a senior creative manager and consultant with extensive experience in project development/delivery across the cultural …

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Quantum Circus

Tuesday 4th October 2011, 7.00 – 9.00 pm The White Horse Bar, 266 Canongate, Edinburgh Dr. Sabrina Maniscalco (Open Quantum Systems and Entanglement Group, School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Heriot-Watt University) talked about Quantum Circus, a unique joint exploration of science and art, visualising quantum physics through circus and theatre, developed together with the Turku (Finland) Centre for Quantum Physics physicists, Turku …

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Glacier Mapping

Tuesday 5 April 2011, 4.00 – 5.00 pm Art Space + Nature studio, Evolution House, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh A presentation by Edinburgh artist Chris Cottrell about his recent Wild Creations artist residency in Fox Glacier, New Zealand.  

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Drawing Class at King’s Buildings

Thursday 3 March 2011, 6.00 – 8.00 pm Lecture Theatre 1, Ashworth Building, Kings Buildings, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Previously held at venues such as The Bowery and Inverleith House, Edinburgh artist Jenny Littlejohn brought her famous mix of themed props and a life model to the Kings Buildings, this time incorporating items from the University’s Natural History Collection.    

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