Art + Science enthusiasts London Brain Project are passionate about exploring neuroscience through arts and crafts, making concepts more accessible and creating new levels of understanding.
Join the Drawing Life workshops and find out how the act of drawing can unlock the complex relationships at work in nature.
The workshop consists in a unique mix of observation, drawing and discussion with a philosopher of science and an historian of medicine.
Art Historian Andrew Graham-Dixon examines Henry Tonks’ remarkable watercolours documenting the facial injuries suffered by servicemen during the First World War. He examines them in the context of Harold Gillies’ early experiments in plastic surgery and considers them both as works of art and aids to surgery.
London in turmoil in 2050: Kate Whittington and Connie Orbach review New Atlantis
As New Atlantis, the new immersive theatre experience gets ready to launch, Connie Orbach and Neil Stoker interview creative Producer Andy Franzkowiak about working with scientists, and engaging people at a deeper level with important scientific issues.
Kat Austen, chemist-turned-artist,tells us why she’s drowning little people in her bath in a new science-based immersive theatre experience
Where art and neuroscience collide: Elly Magson investigates the science themed art exhibiton at the Rag Factory, Brick lane
An emerging new field that links concepts of biology to the expression of design – and vice versa …
Lively scientific explanations but missing the experience of art …
The company xHumed imagines digitally resurrecting great minds from the past to help us solve current problems …
Predicting future uses of today’s research through literature or design helps to open the conversation beyond the laboratory …
Prof Susan Collins is a British artist interested in exploring emerging technologies through fine art …
Stalls at this Imperial Fringe event included artistic entomology, robot dancing and the neuroscience of juggling …
Enjoying that cup of coffee? That’ll be 21g of CO2 emissions, please. The sandwich is 40g, the crisps 15g, and the banana 80g. And while 3g for flushing the toilet is thankfully a bargain, washing and drying your hands will cost another 35g. How do I know this? My phone told me. And if David […]
Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomist The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace 04 May 2012 to 07 October 2012 I’ve already waxed lyrical about how, despite his admittedly substantial contribution to art history, I think Leonardo da Vinci was primarily a scientist. After my visit this weekend to new exhibition ‘Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomist’, I’d like to add […]
Brains: The Mind as Matter Wellcome Collection, Euston Road, London 29 March 2012 – 17 June 2012 After my interest in intelligence was awakened by Horizon: the Hunt for AI, I decided to take a break from studying in the library at the Wellcome Trust and explore their temporary exhibition space by visiting Brains: The […]
Today I had the chance to go along to the preview of this year’s Kinetica Art Fair. I really can’t recommend it enough, it’s an absolute wonderland of art inspired by science and technology – I could have happily wandered around all day playing with the various installations. Have a listen to the podcast to […]
Four Reasons Why Leonardo da Vinci was a Scientist First and Artist Second National Gallery 9 November 2011 – 5 February 2012 Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan is the National Gallery’s latest blockbuster exhibition featuring the largest-ever collection of the surviving paintings and sketches of one of history’s most well known […]
In issue 19 of I, Science, “Unexplored Worlds”, we feature the work of x-ray artist Hugh Turvey. The full interview with Hugh is published here. PL: What drew you to pursue x-ray as a medium for your artwork? HT: I trained as a photographer and I love film and in 1996 I started experimenting with […]
Suzanne Lee: Senior Research Fellow at St Martin’s College of Art & Design Suzanne Lee used to work as a consultant to the fashion industry and she now focuses on bringing fashion innovation to the market place. Her recent BioCouture project involves using bacteria to produce cellulose fibres that are chemically similar to cotton. Suzanne […]
Power of Making Victoria and Albert Museum 6 September 2011 – 2 January 2012 There are three types of making: adding, subtracting and transforming. The V&A aims to take visitors on a journey through these processes to explore the cultural, historical and physical consequences of the objects in our world and the people who made […]
Sound, as you probably know, is the result of pressure waves travelling through the air. As the pressure wave enters your ear, it causes the tympanic membrane to vibrate. This, simultaneously, causes your inner ear bones to dance around like a teenager at a rock concert. In turn, this moshing vibrates tiny hairs in your […]
The art of collaboration. Art Attack meets Science Communication in this boffins meet Buchanan epic work of art.