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ASCUS at ESAF 2016

For the Love of Art and Science For the 14th of February, ASCUS is proud to be partnering with the Edinburgh Student Art Festival (ESAF) 2016 for a unique event on the 14th of February ‘For the Love of Art & Science’. We will be staging workshops during the day from 12pm to 2pm in the ASCUS Lab featuring the …

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ASCUS at Innovative Learning Week 2016

Innovative Learning Week is a festival which inspires, supports, and celebrates creative learning at Edinburgh University. We are proud to partner with ILW 2016 running a programme of events and workshops daily in the ASCUS Lab. We welcome you to come along to ASCUS Lab from 15th – 19th of February to celebrate creative learning with us. Check out our …

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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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Art, Design & Antimicrobial Resistance

Over January to March this year artists Mark Doyle, Robbie Colman, Jo Hodges and Anne Milne participated in our CIIE micro-residency each spending fourteen days at the centre producing work in response to their there. This showcase of work debuted at the Edinburgh International Science Festival 2015 and had since toured to LifeSpace Dundee as part of Transmissions: Exploring the …

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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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The Temptation of St. Anthony

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ASCUS is supporting The Mechanical Animal Corporation’s production of The Temptation of St. Anthony and associated Spirituality and Mental Health panel discussion at this year’s Edinburgh Festival. The Mechanical Animal Corporation presents with support from Wellcome Trust, British Council Egypt & Arts Council England The Temptation of St. Anthony is inspired by the ancient legend of a man who spent …

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Parallel Perspectives – How it Went

Why scientists work with artists… From 4th April to 22nd May 2015, ASCUS Art & Science took over the Lower Church Galleries Summerhall, to present Parallel Perspectives part of the Edinburgh International Science Festival, How the Light Gets In, showcasing new works that intertwine art and science. The exhibition featured work from our recent art-science micro-residency at the Centre for …

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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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