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Welcome back to ASCUS! We want to take a moment to share our COVID journey with you as we move into a new phase of development for ASCUS. Since the 18th of March 2020, our small team has been hit hard by COVID and the associated restrictions on our work. Over successive lockdowns, we have remained responsive and open where …

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Fertility Research: Hands-On Workshop Call Out

Image Credit: Betina Mihalas Fertility Research: Behind the Scenes Hands-On Workshop Call Out 14:00 – 17:00, Saturday 30th October 2021   What? Have you ever wondered what happens with human eggs that get donated for research? And what researchers who work on fertility do on a daily basis? The University of Edinburgh’s Welcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology and ASCUS …

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The Rooted Sea: Halophytic Futures

We are delighted to announce here The Rooted Sea: Halophytic Futures, a brand new interdisciplinary project. Work on this project will be taking place across the coming months leading up to it’s very first showcase in October this year, as part of Driving the Human – a catalyst for experimentation, shaping sustainable and collective futures that combine science, technology, and …

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Syncrasy | Exhibition

Syncrasy is a contemporary art exhibition co-curated by Summerhall and ASCUS Art & Science. Experience the work of visual artists Beverley Hood, Victoria Evans and Sneha Solanki, working across the fields of art, science and technology. This series of exhibitions examines the known characteristics of life within our physical world; playing with scale to capture the fleeting lifespan of living cells, the unacknowledged …

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Syncrasy | WE BEGAN AS PART OF THE BODY | Exhibition

Syncrasy is a contemporary art exhibition co-curated by Summerhall and ASCUS Art & Science. We Began as Part of the Body by Beverley Hood, a series of works that play with scale to capture the fleeting lifespan of living cells, is one of three exhibitions presented at Summerhall, for the 2021 Science Festival, by artists working across the fields of art, …

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Syncrasy | OSCILLATIONS | Exhibition

Syncrasy is a contemporary art exhibition co-curated by Summerhall and ASCUS Art & Science. Oscillations by Victoria Evans, a series of works that explore the infinite forces of our environment, is one of three exhibitions presented at Summerhall, for the 2021 Science Festival, by artists working across the fields of art, science and technology. Presented by Summerhall and ASCUS Art and …

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Syncrasy | E-NUMBERS V2.0 | Exhibition

Syncrasy is a contemporary art exhibition co-curated by Summerhall and ASCUS Art & Science. E-Numbers V2.0 by Sneha Solanki, a series of works that explore the unacknowledged microbes within the food system, is one of three exhibitions presented at Summerhall, for the 2021 Science Festival, by artists working across the fields of art, science and technology. Presented by Summerhall and ASCUS …

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Catalysing Creativity | Online Exhibition

‘Catalysing Creativity: Stories of Change’ is a new digital exhibition curated by ASCUS Art & Science highlighting molecular science and artistic approaches as a lens through which to investigate the concept of change and the interconnectivity of people and our planet. Experience for the very first time, online, two bodies of work from two new art-science collaborations, from collaborations between …

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Catalysing Creativity | Sciennes Place

Presented here are cyanotypes, printmaking and ceramic objects that use visual storytelling techniques as a device to create new points of access to Amanda’s research and questioning, what are the implications of unnatural activation of dormant powers in science and culture? Presented by ASCUS Art and Science in partnership with ScotCHEM Read more about ‘Catalysing Creativity: Stories of Change’ here …

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Catalysing Creativity | Self Assemblage

Presented here is a series of sculptures that embody these molecular processes as a means to reflect on what, we as a society, can learn from nature’s own innate ability to self organise and it’s seemingly endless capability to successfully change and restructure. Presented by ASCUS Art and Science in partnership with ScotCHEM Read more about ‘Catalysing Creativity: Stories of …

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