Tag Archives: Edinburgh International Science Festival

ASCUS Art & Science Exhibitions 2008-2019

From it’s first launch exhibition of work by Emma Hambly, a scientist turned artist in 2008 to a pop up exhibition and project space in the St James’s Shopping Centre in 2012, showcasing the results of the Edinburgh Beltane Public Engagement Network’s Beacon for Public Engagement grants scheme, over 10 years ASCUS Art & Science has put a lot of …

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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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Launching How the Light gets in | 2015 Science Festival

Preview/Art Launch: Friday 3rd April 7pm-9pm Summerhall HOW THE LIGHT GETS IN, is co-curated by the Edinburgh International Science Festival, Summerhall and ASCUS Art & Science, bringing together a selection of works by international artists intrigued by light in all its forms and facets with those aiming to shine a light on the workings of our brain, mind and consciousness. …

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Call for expressions of Interest for: Edinburgh International Science Festival, City Art Centre Exhibition 2014

February – April 2014 City Art Centre, Edinburgh ASCUS is calling for expressions of interest from scientists and artists/designers to be a part of an exhibition at the City Art Centre for the Edinburgh International Science Festival. We are looking for scientists at any stage of their career to share their research with artists/designers who we will ask to interpret …

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2014 Sceince Festival: [E]laborate with ASCUS

Saturday 12 April 2014, 2.00 – 4.00 pm Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Summerhall, Edinburgh Returning for it’s second year is the [E]laborate with ASCUS poetry workshop. ASCUS [E]laborate workshops take us back to the origin of the word laboratory, providing an opportunity to get involved with active, hands-on, art science interactions and collaborations. Join Emily Workman for some word based fun and …

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2014 Science Festival: City Art Centre Exhibition

5 – 20 April 2014 City Art Centre, Edinburgh ASCUS is once again curating an exhibition at the EISF flagship venue the City Art Centre. This Ascus curated project aimed to investigate and illustrate, in quite raw terms, how an artist responds and is inspired by scientific research. To do this, ASCUS created teams of artists to work with specific …

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2013 Science Festival: [E]laborate with ASCUS

ASCUS is proud to present the first ASCUS Lab in Edinburgh: [E]laborate Saturday 6 April 2013, 1.30 – 4.30 pm Tent Gallery, Evolution House, 78 West Port, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh ASCUS [E]laborate takes us back to the origins of the word laboratory, providing an opportunity to get involved with active, hands-on, art science interactions and collaborations The first …

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2013 Science Festival: ASCUS Exhibition at the City Art Centre

23 March – 6 April 2013 This year, ASCUS is proud to present a series of work at the City Art Centre for the Edinburgh International Science Festival. The artwork sits alongside the interactive displays that EISF present each year at the City Art Centre, and shows off what can be achieved when artists and scientists collaborate. The work in …

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