Exhibitions

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 Science 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 Science 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 is an interactive work allowing viewers to connect to …

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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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Transmissions Exhibition travels to LifeSpace Dundee

Image courtesy of the artist Mark Doyle Transmissions: Exploring the Microbial World 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). For this exhibiton LifeSpace Science Art Research Gallery based at the College of Life Sciences has partnered with ASCUS to showcase the resulting artworks …

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Parallel Perspectives at the 2015 Science 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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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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Primordial Soup | an evolving exhibition

Primordial Soup is an evolving exhibition made possible with the support of ASCUS art and science in partnership with The Number Shop, as part of the Edinburgh International Science Festival Opening on Saturday 4th, 6-8pm ASCUS have collaborated with The Number Shop artists on personal projects with scientists across a variety of contemporary science research topics. The works being presented …

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Blaxter Lab EISF Cabinets Exhibition

As part of Edinburgh International Science Festival, How the Light Gets In, ASCUS presents a new exhibition in our Cabinet space. These mobile cabinets currently situated next to TechCube are one of ASCUS’s permanent exhibition spaces at Summerhall soon to be joined by newly renovated ASCUS Cabinets, watch this space! If your in Summerhall for the Science Festival, be sure …

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