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Exhibitions

Sciart and Climate Change

Thursday 1 November 2011, 7.00 – 9.00 pm The White Horse Bar (back room), 266 Canongate, Edinburgh A presentation and discussion led by Andrew Ormston about art-science and its role in studying, researching and raising awareness about climate change. Andrew Ormston, BA (Hons), MSc, is a senior creative manager and consultant with extensive experience in project development/delivery across the cultural …

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Quantum Circus

Tuesday 4th October 2011, 7.00 – 9.00 pm The White Horse Bar, 266 Canongate, Edinburgh Dr. Sabrina Maniscalco (Open Quantum Systems and Entanglement Group, School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Heriot-Watt University) talked about Quantum Circus, a unique joint exploration of science and art, visualising quantum physics through circus and theatre, developed together with the Turku (Finland) Centre for Quantum Physics physicists, Turku …

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Glacier Mapping

Tuesday 5 April 2011, 4.00 – 5.00 pm Art Space + Nature studio, Evolution House, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh A presentation by Edinburgh artist Chris Cottrell about his recent Wild Creations artist residency in Fox Glacier, New Zealand.  

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Drawing Class at King’s Buildings

Thursday 3 March 2011, 6.00 – 8.00 pm Lecture Theatre 1, Ashworth Building, Kings Buildings, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Previously held at venues such as The Bowery and Inverleith House, Edinburgh artist Jenny Littlejohn brought her famous mix of themed props and a life model to the Kings Buildings, this time incorporating items from the University’s Natural History Collection.    

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ASCUS Goes To . . . Edinburgh Art Festival

Saturday 21 August 2010, 1.00 – 5.00 pm Edinburgh Art Festival, Edinburgh Join us for a weekend afternoon of touring four art galleries participating in this year’s Edinburgh Art Festival, ending with drinks in the pub afterwards! Meet at 1pm at the Tent Gallery/ASN Studio Ground floor of Evolution House (junction of West Port and Lady Lawson) Edinburgh College of …

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Perceptions of Greenland

16 – 23 July 2010 Featuring photographs of Edinburgh-based researchers in both fine arts and the sciences, this exhibition aims to reveal parallels in the ways various disciplines observe and interact with this arctic environment. Perceptions of Greenland includes work by Mark Eischeid, Hamer Dodds, Pete Nienow, Ian Bartholomew and Malize McBride. Developed with, and images courtesy of, Chris Cottrell.

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ASCUS Goes To . . . ECA Degree Show

Thursday 17 June 2010, 6.00 – 8.00 pm Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh Join ASCUS for a visit to this yearʼs Degree Show at the Edinburgh College of Art! Weʼll be meeting and ending at the Art Space + Nature Degree Show. Youʼll be free to wander throughout the college to see Degree Shows from the departments of Art Space …

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Scientific Poster Exhibition

Monday 29 March 2010 Sculpture Court, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh The Scientific Poster Exhibition in the elegant Sculpture Court at the Edinburgh College of Art was attended by nearly 200 scientists, artists, students, researchers, and professors. Almost 160 scientific posters were displayed, representing the latest research being conducted in geoscience, astrophysics, medicine, biology, chemistry, neuroscience, and the social sciences …

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ASCUS Talk

Thursday 4 March 2010, 6.00 – 8.00 pm Wee Red Lounge, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh James Howie opened the talk with an introduction to ASCUS and committee members Mark Eischeid, Stephan Matthiesen and Julia Malle presented an overview of personal projects involving active collaboration between Art and Science.

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