Category Archives: collaborations

Conversation as a dance

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Bill Gladstone sends an article, The Incredible Things We Do in Conversations. It triggers ideas for our collaboration – to draw under water and to learn more from him about what he sees going on in the sea. The story … Continue reading

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Seagrass choreography

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Imagine a dancer responding to forms and movement patterns in a sea grass meadow, and tracings of her gestures combined with cinematography of a scientist with a 3D camera, moving through that habitat.

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Dharmae combes knowledge systems

Dharmae is a ‘Data Hub of Australian Research on Marine and Aquatic Ecocultures’ that brings together multi-disciplinary research data relating to water.

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New and ancient expressions

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Some scientists say they process information best through text alone. But not everyone processes information this way. To the visually oriented, words are a distraction. We see before we speak, and hear before we understand. An overlay of words helps … Continue reading

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New Glasses From Ocean Litter

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Walk through Living Data

Walk through Living Data for Sydney Science Festival. Details forthcoming.

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Use it up, wear it out

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Musician/composer Keith Johnson sends a link to his music and an invitation to have a conversation: https://soundcloud.com/keith-johnson/sets/the-loud-crack I imagine an animation I am working now set to Keith’s ‘Use it up, wear it out”. My animation combines Western and Eastern … Continue reading

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Gateways to greater science acceptance

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Living Data contributes to the Interpretation Centre for the Sydney Institute of Marine Science (SIMS) in Chowder Bay, developed by scientist Dr Inke Falkner. The centre opens to the public soon, to inspire us all to understand, value and protect … Continue reading

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Lab-in-a-box

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Fiona McGill writes, The minimalist layout of the container’s interior, realised by a Tasmanian construction company that has built other container labs, allows scientists to wheel their instruments on and off the ship. Equipment fixed on mobile trolleys can be … Continue reading

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Communication by pheromones?

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  Edward O. Wilson is an Evolutionary biologist and lead expert on ants. His Letters to a Young Scientist (2013) offer insights from his lifelong study of insect and human behaviours. Here he  talks about ants (p.173), but could he … Continue reading

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