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Exhibitions

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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Living Graffiti experiments in ASCUS Lab

At ASCUS Lab we have been looking into different methods to create living graffiti. We’ve been collecting moss, exploring various recipes, testing out samples and experimenting with transplanting procedures.

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ASCUS Lab Technician

We are delighted to announce a new post of Lab Technician for ASCUS Lab. This is an exciting opportunity to join the core team of this growing organisation and to contribute to the development and delivery of our lab programme as we prepare to launch this space in early 2016. ASCUS Lab is an exciting and ambitious new project that …

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ASCUS Internship

ASCUS Art & Science is a non-profit volunteer organisation and comprises a network of artists and scientists committed to the practice of collaboration between each discipline. ASCUS collaborates with a wide range of individuals, groups and institutions interested in the art science intersection and in art science collaborative practice, science communication, and trans-disciplinary research. This is an extremely exciting time …

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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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Transmissions Exhibition, Tent Gallery

Transmissions 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). Having returned to Edinburgh from LifeSpace, the exhibition was showcased Tent Gallery, Edinburgh College of Art in November 2015. Scroll down to view documentation of the work produced during the residency. About the micro-residency The …

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Atopic Art at the Dundee Science Festival 2015

About the project ‘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 …

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PCR Testing in ASCUS Lab

ASCUS Lab experiments with Dr Barry Denholm and working group, piloting some DNA amplification in the lab using our PCR* machines donated via the University of Edinburgh’s Sustainability Department. *The polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is a technology in molecular biology used to amplify a single copy or a few copies of a piece of DNA across several orders of magnitude, …

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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 …

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