Category Archives: primal forms

Knell

Choreographer Barbara Cuckson writes, Dear Lisa Music is Bizet, from the Opera “L’Arlesiene” Intermezzo. (Agnus Dei) When I first heard the music, I felt that it represents the breathing that is life itself, with its continuous and powerful pattern, and … Continue reading

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  All life on the planet is the same. It’s just packaged differently. Dr. Tom Garrison Oceanography Lecture Part 1, 2011 You tube video

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Diatom navicula meets Homo phagus

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Navicula = boat-shaped Inside a Diatom navicular lies homo phagus. In death she travels by boat to an after life. Will she feed the fish?

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New microscope captures motion and field depth

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Live specimens collected yesterday from Darling Harbour are photographed by a Nikon Eclipse Inverted Microscope system recently acquired by the UTS School of Environment. This system is good for capturing behaviours of fresh and salt water microorganisms, including their photosynthetic … Continue reading

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Teresa Posyniak

Thank you Eveline Kolijn for alerting us to Teresa Posyniak, another artist responding to climate change:   http://artistsandclimatechange.com/2014/08/27/teresa-posyniaks-beautiful-losers/

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Why collaborate?

  Abstract for publication The historically recent separation between the art and science of understanding has until now been accepted as normal, just as scientists have regarded artists as illustrators and not contributors to understanding. Today as more artists collaborate … Continue reading

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Dance response

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GYIr6L81SE&list=UU1svBYjP7E06CbZCS88-kdw Dancer/choreographer Dean Walsh enters Living Data: Evolving conversations.

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science craft

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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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Everywhen

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This painting represents the cycle of relationships between krill, diatoms, whales and birds. Movement qualities in the lines suggest the artist’s training as a dancer. Carolyn Whan (1955 – 2012) was an Australian artist whose great grandparents came from China, … Continue reading

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