Living Data: UTS

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Dancers by Martina Doblin. Image of a single-celled, marine diatom (microscopic plant) called Asterionellopsis sp., which has formed a long chain of ‘dancing’ cells. Details. Martina and I hone words to identify the UTS: Living Data exhibition. First we say: … Continue reading

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White Rabbit #01 Reflections

Chris Evenhuis reflects on the first meeting at White Rabbit Thursday 11 April: Hi Jason and Caterina, I really enjoyed hearing at the meetup the last week about how you have used motion capture. I would like the chance to … Continue reading

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Seeing through different lenses

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I draw with scientist Chris Evenhuis as we imagine how exhibits may be placed in the UTS main foyer.

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Skeletonema japonicum

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UTS scientist Kirralee Baker suggests that plastic containers, once used in her research and no longer useful, are possible starting points for an art installation. Their shape is similar to that of the algal forms she is studying: Ditylum brightwelli … Continue reading

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White Rabbit meeting

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Yesterday we met at the White Rabbit Gallery: Martina Doblin, Chris Evenhuis, Caterina Mocciola, Catherine Nolan, Jason Benedek, Anita Marosszeki, Lisa Roberts (apologies: Leanne Thompson and Paula Havey). New and ongoing members introduced themselves, clarified their contributions, planned future meetings, … Continue reading

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Art as a natural growing organism under threat

‘New journalist’ Norman Mailer came up in conversation last night, with a house mate who is researching for an essay about graffiti. In 1959 Mailer writes: The sickness of our times for me has been just this damn thing that … Continue reading

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Symphony in Connecticut

A request arrives and we agree to Living Data animation being played with a symphony orchestra in Connecticut: Hi, Lisa I’m in the process of creating a video / DVD product showing the beauty of classical music to children aged … Continue reading

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How is climate change affecting corals?

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Catherine Nolan sends images of her work in progress and a plan with notes: The paintings are related to the way climate change is affecting coral reefs, and will contain images that have developed from what I have learned, both … Continue reading

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Deluding Doubters & Double Dealings?

When? 6:00 PM, 5 March 2014 Where? UTS The Great Hall How can science, politics and the media come together? Why is there no mass movement to address climate change?

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Cultivating Creativity

Bill Gladstone alerts me to this paper: Cultivating Creativity in Conservation Science CLARE E. ASLAN1, MALIN L. PINSKY2, MAUREEN E. RYAN3,4,5, SARA SOUTHER6 andKIMBERLY A. TERRELL7 Article first published online: 27 NOV 2013 DOI: 10.1111/cobi.12173 © 2013 Society for Conservation … Continue reading

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