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Visual Culture Between East and West

In 1974, Romanian artist Paul Neagu (1938-2004) enacted a live artistic performance in Aberdeen, entitled Going Tornado, which was broadcast on Grampian TV (now STV). The artist had originally come to the UK at the invitation of Richard Demarco, an artist, organizer, and patron of the arts, pioneering in his early recognition of the creativity of artists from communist Eastern Europe. 686 more words


Imagination as muse

This is not a review of Lost in Fathoms, Anaïs Tondeur’s current solo show at London’s GV Art Gallery, through 29 November. Several excellent reviews of this riveting installation have already been published elsewhere by… 811 more words


Laboratory at the Zuckerman Museum of Art

Sculpture: Nathalie Miebach, Photo: Bojana Ginn

Visualizing complex scientific ideas and systems six contemporary artists create sculptures, installations, videos, or drawings. For the Laboratory exhibition at the Zuckerman Museum of Art their work was paired with carefully picked historical scientific texts or illustrations that investigate resembling concepts. 80 more words

Art And Sci

Leonardo’s Brain: What a Posthumous Brain Scan Six Centuries Later Reveals about the Source of Da Vinci’s Creativity | Brain Pickings

The importance of understanding and working from the connections between the arts and science is fundamental to the research and writing of my book and the curated information in this blog. 99 more words

One of my recent articles has just been published in the new peer reviewed art journal ELSE :)

ELSE – a peer-reviewed International Journal of Art, Literature, Theory and Creative Media has just released its first issue (issue 0) titled, ‘Trans-“What”?’. The publication responds to the question of what ‘Trans’ means within creative practice (and is visually stunning too). 45 more words

Digital Humanities - Art As Research

A Discussion with Pupils at St Peter's School, York on Open and Closed thinking, and Death

I was reminded last week of the wonderful and challenging experience of discussing with bright, energetic and thoughtful 17 and 18 year olds.  It’s also refreshing: they think of unexpected things, bring the emerging values of their generation into play, and best of all are deliciously unregarding of any ‘authority’ that, say, a public lecturer at their school might have in anyone else’s eyes by being, for example, the lecturer! 610 more words


Lost in Fathoms at GV Art, London

Anaïs Tondeur is an artist who delights in expeditions. Whether tracing the nascent wildlife burgeoning in the exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear plant (Chernobyl’s Herbarium, 2011), or following the migration of a graphite pencil from its geological origins to its unlikely terminus in the bladder of a seventeen year old girl (I.55, 2013), her journeys conjure an intriguing narrative that is in turn poetic, poignant, and scientifically compelling. 790 more words