From the complex forms of the cell to the colonies created by the microbiota; from the undetectable chemical reactions activated by enzymes and natural processes to the environmental information captured through data visualization, the five artists presenting tonight have developed a range of very diverse practices all inspired by the invisible, the undetectable and the… Continue reading Creative explorations of the microscopic
Happy #CVSunday! Meanwhile, Several years ago I stumbled upon the Ayatana Research Program : Artist residencies (fully immersed in Science) that take place in different location around Canada. There was one taking place in Nova Scotia that sounded incredible- I applied and was accepted! However, before Ayatana’s residencies I had applied to a residency in… Continue reading Āyatana: sense sphere
Taxidermy (from the Greek for arrangement of skin) is the art of preparing, stuffing, and mounting the skins of animals (especially vertebrates) for display (e.g., as hunting trophies or museum display) or for other sources of study (like species identification) or simply the preservation of a beloved pet. Taxidermy can be done on all vertebrate species of animals, including mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians. This past year I… Continue reading Taxidermy Art & Science.
“Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” – Albert Einstein “Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.” – Pablo Picasso OCCAM’S RAZOR: Art, Science and Aesthetics At Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts 984 Queen st. West. Toronto ON M6J 1H1 April 2 – 20, 2014 At the !dea Gallery at… Continue reading OCCAM’S RAZOR: Art, Science and Aesthetics