Monthly Archives: November 2012

Being in the world

Yesterday I attended a seminar at UTS by visiting German biophysicist Alfred Holzwarth. He discussed the theory that  photosynthesising organisms (such as algae) cope with excessive daytime heat with ‘quenching’ mechanisms within their cellular membranes. After the presentation he said … Continue reading

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Animal motion capture

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  I stand in a motion capture studio and draw a circle, spiral and cross. I draw in thin air with a ball on a stick. Lines that trace my gestures are captured by cameras surrounding the walls. Views of … Continue reading

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Dance up country

Welcome back the river is the article in the 100th edition of the Australian Geographic magazine that most caught my eye. The mag was distributed freely at last Tuesday’s breakfast forum with Paul Ehrlich and Dick Smith at UTS.

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Connecting to grow

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  As I begin to review the impacts Living Data, questions open up about identity that are hopefully of more than academic interest: Regardless of our different beliefs, can we more readily identify as parts of the same physical reality … Continue reading

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Artists’ models

11 June 2012 What happens when you take scientific data out of the lab and turn it into art? Artists Tom Corby, Gavin Baily and Jonathan Mackenzie, and polar scientist Nathan Cunningham asked that question, and the result was Southern … Continue reading

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