Monthly Archives: April 2013

Sex in the sea

  Responses to Sex in the sea have varied. Responses from some scientists include: “I loved the animation.” “Great!” “Lisa , you do great work in vector graphics. Bring to you a collection that consists of 3 archives on this … Continue reading

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Living Data animations

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Takuya Suzuki is a PhD graduate from the Victorian College of the Arts. His Time Sense series visualises the evolution of the natural world, including humans. As Takuya explains, When developing the series, I imagined myself being the flowers and … Continue reading

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Drawing with scientists

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Some weeks ago PhD science candidate Supriya Guruprasad proposed a meeting where I and other artists would draw as she and her cohorts at the UTS Climate Change Cluster (C3) describe their research. The students are required to make concept … Continue reading

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Primacy of art for understanding

Australian artist and scholar Rodney Forbes refers me to Ellen Dissanayake, whose interest is the anthropological exploration of art and culture. She is credited for re-defining art as ‘making special’; that is, art making involves taking something out of its … Continue reading

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Sex in the Sea

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***************************************************************************** Krill scientists explain changes happening in the ocean. But their communication style does not appeal to our senses. What can artists do? Inspiration for animators comes in fishy form as I plan a presentation to students at the Victorian … Continue reading

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Visualising change

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I plan an exhibition, forum and performance program for the Ultimo Science Festival (USF), 12-21 September 2013. Venues for the program are The Muse, the UTS Science Building and the ABC Studios Foyer. I work with USF Program Manager Frankie … Continue reading

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Australian wilderness?

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*************************************************** In his book, The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines made Australia (2012), Bill Gammage challenges the idea of an Australian Wilderness, proposing that the whole continent (including Tasmania) was carefully managed by fire to sustain people. He cites … Continue reading

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