Archive 2015

Transmissions Exhibition, Tent Gallery

Transmissions is an exhibition of artworks that have been created during our micro-residency earlier this year at the Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution (CIIE). Having returned to Edinburgh from LifeSpace, the exhibition was showcased Tent Gallery, Edinburgh College of Art in November 2015. Scroll down to view documentation of the work produced during the residency. About the micro-residency The …

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Atopic Art at the Dundee Science Festival 2015

About the project ‘Atopic Art: Expressions of eczema’ is a partnership project between ASCUS Art & Science, Dr Sarah Brown and Eczema Outreach Scotland. The project first began in early 2015 with ASCUS commissioning artists Trevor Gordon and Josie Valley to deliver participatory workshops to families affected by eczema at venues across Scotland. From these workshops, and through further consultation …

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Transmissions at Tent Gallery

OPENING RECEPTION: 5-8pm, Thurs 26th Nov Conversation/Discussion Event: 5-6pm (booking via Eventbrite) Speakers: ASCUS, Jo Hodges, Robbie Coleman and Anne Milne Admission: FREE Drinks reception: 6-8pm (booking not required) Where: Tent Gallery, Art, Space + Nature Studio, Edinburgh College of Art, EH1 2LE Transmissions is an exhibition of artworks that have been created during our micro-residency earlier this year at the Centre for …

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Where Science meets the Arts

ASCUS presents Where science meets the arts: Memory, Mental Time Travel and the Moustachio Quartet a public event with invited speakers Nicola Clayton and Clive Wilkins, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge. Here are are few photos to see how the event went… They met on a dance floor… and are co-founders of ‘The Captured Thought’, an arts/science collaboration that …

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Book Swap Library @ Summerhall for Scottish Book Week 2015

Book Week Scotland is a week-long celebration of books and reading that takes place every November. This year Book Week Scotland 2015 will take place from Monday 23 – Sunday 29 November 2015 and ASCUS is participating by hosting the Book Swap Library at Summerhall all week from 11:00 – 18:00. Come and swap your books for free at Summerhall! The principle of the ASCUS …

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The Sick Of The Fringe

ASCUS is local partner to, and is proud to be supporting, The Sick of the Fringe at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015. What is The Sick of the Fringe? Conceived by Brian Lobel and commissioned by the Wellcome Trust, The Sick of the Fringe is a curated programme of events aiming to inspire collaboration between science and the arts. The Sick …

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Transmissions Exhibition travels to LifeSpace Dundee

Image courtesy of the artist Mark Doyle Transmissions: Exploring the Microbial World is an exhibition of artworks that have been created during our micro-residency earlier this year at the Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution (CIIE). For this exhibiton LifeSpace Science Art Research Gallery based at the College of Life Sciences has partnered with ASCUS to showcase the resulting artworks …

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Artists Are Present at BNA Festival of Neuroscience 2015

Our Artists Artist Are Present initiative gave 10 artist the opportunity to attend the BNA2015: Festival of Neuroscience in Edinburgh celebrating it’s 50 year anniversary. The conference took place from 12-15 April 2015. Artists were given the chance to display works at the conference with the opportunity to meet with scientists and be inspired by the world of neroscience. As …

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Wrap Up: Art of Artiscience Symposium

We held our ‘Art of Artiscience’ Symposium as part of 2015 Edinburgh International Science Festival on Saturday 4th April inside the Anatomy Lecture theatre at Summerhall. The event explored the interactions and the relationship between the art & science. Presentations were made by artists featured in the exhibition programme How The Light Gets In; Andrew Carnie, Fraser Ross, Sylva Caledonia …

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Parallel Perspectives at the 2015 Science Festival

Parallel Perspectives | 4th April – 22nd May For the Edinburgh International Science Festival, How the Light Gets In ASCUS takes over the Lower Church Galleries Summerhall, to present Parallel Perspectives an exhibition of works that intertwine art and science, comprising of three group shows, created from direct collaboration between artists and scientists. From our residencies programme, the Centre for …

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