Wednesday 18, October 2017

Projects

Artists in the Field

Artists in the Field Artists in the Field is a new ASCUS initiative placing artists as scientific fieldwork assistants. With Artists in the Field, ASCUS aims to break down the barriers between disciplines, creating time, space and opportunity for artists and scientists to be immersed in each other’s practices. The initiative provides the opportunity for artists to be involved in …

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LIVE: Primordial Soup

Primordial Soup – An evolving exhibition In April 2015, for the Edinburgh International Science Festival, The Number Shop (TNS) studio member artists will develop new work in response to dialogues with invited scientists in partnership with ASCUS Art & Science. The project aims to ask questions and to promote debate and constructive reactions through vibrant and experimental art. Some works …

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Artists are Present

Artists are Present is a new ASCUS initiative that places artists in the heart of scientific conferences. This initiative aims to: Create opportunities for artists to engage with the science and scientists towards forming collaborations fusing art and science. Create opportunities for scientists to see their research from a different perspective and to work towards innovative public engagement with science …

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Atopic Art

‘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 with Eczema Outreach …

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Artiscience Library

ASCUS is delighted to offer access to the Artisceience Library at Summerhall. This library contains around 25,000 books on art and science. The library, collated by Colin Sanderson, is available as a reading room and for research and residency work. If you are interested in accessing the library please see details below. If you have ideas for working in or …

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