Monday 24, April 2017


ASCUS Lab at the Edinburgh International Science Festival 2017

1st of April – 16th April Contemporary Connections Art Launch: 7pm-9pm, Fri 31st March CLICK HERE to register! In partnership with the Edinburgh International Science Festival we would like to announce this year’s programme and with that, invite you to Get Connected to art and science! Over the last few years we have been working with the Edinburgh International Science ... Read More »

ASCUS Lab at the ESAF 2017

For the ESAF 2017, ASCUS is proud to be partnering with the Edinburgh Student Art Festival (ESAF) for the unique opportunity to get a sneak peak behind the scenes at ASCUS Lab. ESAF is Scotland’s first ever youth-led multi-arts festival that brings together all five higher and further education institutions across Edinburgh. Last year was our first year to partner ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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, ... Read More »

Artists, Scientists and Microscopy (2 Workshops)


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 ... Read More »

ASCUS at EISF 2016

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, ... Read More »

Bio and Beyond Workshops | EISF 2016


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. Check out our programme of associated workshops and events that we are running to coincide with the exhibitions and join ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »