Archive 2016

DATA-X Symposium

Pioneering Research Data (Data-X) Exhibition is an exciting University of Edinburgh IS Innovation Fund initiative supported by the Data Lab and ASCUS. It brings together PhD researchers from the arts and sciences to develop collaborative and creative data ‘installations’. ‘Installations’ will take the form of digital sculptures, simulations, performances, soundscapes, interactive exhibits, 3D structures, machinery, visualisations. To accompany the exhibition a …

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Makers Marks: Connecting Engineers, Scientists, Artists and Designers

Are you interested in collaborating across disciplines? Trying out emerging technologies? Playing with perspectives for a fresh look at a project? Then join us! On Monday, 28 November, from 7:00pm-9:30pm, the Summerhall Cafe will feature the Makers Marks Project, the Edinburgh Hacklab, and ASCUS Art & Science, three examples of Edinburgh groups working to make connections across art and science …

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Microscopy for Beginners

Microscopy for Beginners [5 weeks] Course Outline This is a series of skills classes combining presentation, demos and hands-on learning activities for anyone interested in learning the basics of microscopy in a fun, creative and experimental environment. The course will cover the following topics: Experience ways of creating striking images by venturing into the unseen world of microscopy, exploring different …

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Interview with Prof Sara Brown

Earlier this year we met with Professor Sara Brown, who we have partnered with for our Atopic Art project. We wanted to speak to her about how her research is progressing and why she is interested in working with artists. Sara spoke about the ups and downs researchers face doing the work that they do, ‘Some people think labs are …

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Artists, Scientists and Microscopy (2 Workshops)

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Are you a scientist who wants to work alongside artists, to share new creative perspectives on microscopy and staining, and learn different approaches to creative imaging? Are you an artist who wants to work alongside researchers while exploring the tools and concepts of science and sharing your own imaging techniques? This month ASCUS Lab is collaborating with the Centre for …

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Bio and Beyond | 2016 Science Festival

Saturday 26 March – Friday 13 May Co-curated by the Science Festival, Summerhall and ASCUS Art & Science, Bio and Beyond brings together work from local and international artists, designers and scientists inspired by or challenging science and technology’s potential to improve our world and how we live in it. Bio and Beyond puts life under the microscope; encompassing everything from the deeply personal …

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ASCUS at the 2016 Science Festival

26th of March – 10th April Over the last few years we have been working with the Edinburgh International Science Festival together with Summerhall to bring you a dynamic visual arts programme. That time of year has returned and this year we are pleased to announce Bio and Beyond an exhibition that brings together work from local and international artists, …

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Menagerie of Microbes at the 2016 Science Festival

Part of Bio and Beyond at Summerhall, Edinburgh. Saturday 26 March – Friday 13 May Exhibitions are free, open daily during the Science Festival; closed on Mondays after the Science Festival: 11th April, 18th April, 25th April, 2nd May and 9th May Tours are at 2pm on Thursday 31st March, Friday 8th and 22nd April and Friday 6th May To …

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Atopic Art | 2016 Science Festival

Saturday 26 March – Friday 13 May This year Atopic Art project will be showcased in Edinburgh for the first time as part of Bio and Beyond visual art exhibition at Summerhall for the Edinburgh International Science Festival 2016. Alongside the exhibiton programme artists Josie Vallely and Trevor Gordon will also run creative drop-in workshops; Bedtime Balencing Act and Dermatological …

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CO2_Live | 2016 Science Festival

CO2_Live is a new collaborative work by Daniel Budinov, Patrick Hickey, James Howie, Jim Jack, Ryan Lewis, Adam Linson and Iain Robinson. It incorporates a Carbon Dioxide sensor, situated next to the street, connected to LED panels displaying the real time CO2 levels at the top floor of Summerhall’s TechCube. CO2_Live is an interactive work allowing viewers to connect to …

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