Monday 25, September 2017

The Edinburgh International Science Festival

Since 2015 ASCUS have been working in partnership with the Edinburgh International Science Festival and Summerhall to co-curate the Science Festival’s visual art programme. For the last two years we have also brought a diverse programme of hands-on art-science workshops and events in the ASCUS Lab, the UK’s largest publicly accessible laboratory for experimentation in art and science.

Scroll down to read more about the different exhibitions and programmes that have taken place over the last few years.

ASCUS Lab at the 2017 Science Festival

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 …

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Contemporary Connections | 2017 Science Festival

1st April – 12 May 2017 | 11:00 — 18:00 Daily (closed Mondays) In partnership with the Edinburgh International Science Festival we would like to announce this year’s programme, and with that invite you to Contemporary Connections to art and science! Over the last few years we have been working with the Edinburgh International Science Festival and Summerhall to bring …

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Wrap-up – ASCUS Lab Workshops and Events for the 2016 Science Festival

We hope that you managed to check out ASCUS happenings during Edinburgh International Science Festival 2016, as we ran an ambitious programme of art-science workshops and events in ASCUS Lab, our new publicly accessible laboratory in Summerhall. Throughout the festival participants had a chance to experience hands-on activities, from peering down microscopes, delving into the meticulous art of Taxidermy, exploring …

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Bio and Beyond | 2016 Science Festival

Saturday 26 March – Friday 13 May 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. Bio and Beyond puts life under the microscope; encompassing everything from the deeply personal …

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ASCUS at the 2016 Science Festival

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, …

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Menagerie of Microbes at the 2016 Science Festival

Part of Bio and Beyond at Summerhall, Edinburgh. Saturday 26 March – Friday 13 May Exhibitions are free, open daily during the Science Festival; closed on Mondays after the Science Festival: 11th April, 18th April, 25th April, 2nd May and 9th May Tours are at 2pm on Thursday 31st March, Friday 8th and 22nd April and Friday 6th May To …

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Atopic Art | 2016 Sceince Festival

Saturday 26 March – Friday 13 May This year Atopic Art project will be showcased in Edinburgh for the first time as part of Bio and Beyond visual art exhibition at Summerhall for the Edinburgh International Science Festival 2016. Alongside the exhibiton programme artists Josie Vallely and Trevor Gordon will also run creative drop-in workshops; Bedtime Balencing Act and Dermatological …

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CO2_Live | 2016 Sceince Festival

CO2_Live is a new collaborative work by Daniel Budinov, Patrick Hickey, James Howie, Jim Jack, Ryan Lewis, Adam Linson and Iain Robinson. It incorporates a Carbon Dioxide sensor, situated next to the street, connected to LED panels displaying the real time CO2 levels at the top floor of Summerhall’s TechCube. CO2_Live connects to multiple carbon dioxide monitoring stations around the …

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Bio and Beyond Workshops | 2016 Sceince Festival

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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 …

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Parallel Perspectives at the 2015 Sceince Festival

Parallel Perspectives | 4th April – 22nd May For the Edinburgh International Science Festival, How the Light Gets In ASCUS takes over the Lower Church Galleries Summerhall, to present Parallel Perspectives an exhibition of works that intertwine art and science, comprising of three group shows, created from direct collaboration between artists and scientists. From our residencies programme, the Centre for …

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