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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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ASCUS Lab: Coming soon to Summerhall

A place to experiment in art & science… At ASCUS Art & Science we are busy developing ASCUS Lab a trans-disciplinary space to produce, create, experiment, play, debate and research, in particular, the biosciences and their role in society. The lab will be based in Summerhall, the creative hub for the arts and venue for the Edinburgh International Science Festival …

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Talking Artiscience Guest Speakers announced

For Talking Artiscience ASCUS presents an afternoon of fascinating talks and discussion at the interface of art and science, to coincide with the launch of How The Light Gets in for the Edinburgh International Science Festival (EISF) Visual Arts Programme at Summerhall, the first co-curation between ASCUS, EISF and Summerhall. Artiscience, n., 1. the theory and practice of integrating art(s) …

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Talking Artiscience

ASCUS presents an afternoon of fascinating talks and discussion at the interface of art and science, to coincide with the launch of How The Light Gets in for the Edinburgh International Science Festival (EISF) Visual Arts Programme at Summerhall, the first co-curation between ASCUS, EISF and Summerhall. Image courtesy of artist William Latham Programme 2.00pm – 3.00pm – William Latham …

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