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Kindra Crick is an artist who gives visual expression to the wonder and process of scientific inquiry and discovery. In her installations and layered mixed-media work, she incorporates drawings, diagrams, maps and imagery from under the microscope. Her work has been influenced by the inspired marriage of her grandparents, the scientist Francis Crick and the artist Odile Crick. Her work is included in the LMB collection in Cambridge, England with exhibitions at the New York Hall of Science and MDI Biological Laboratory. Her work has been featured in Science Magazine, The Huffington Post, SciArt in America and Oregon Arts Watch. As part of NW Noggin, Kindra created a neuroscience-inspired installation for the Phillips Collection in D.C. and accompanying a lecture at the Portland Art Museum. She lives and works in Portland, Oregon.

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Bound in a Net of Memories

Kindra Crick is an artist who gives visual expression to the wonder and process of scientific inquiry and discovery. In her installations and layered mixed-media work, she incorporates drawings, diagrams, maps and imagery from under the microscope. Drawing on memory and addiction research on the perineuronal nets surrounding neurons by neuroscientist Dr. John Harkness from Dr. Sorg’s lab at WSU, her installation ‘Your Joys, Sorrow, Memory and Ambition’ consists of over 1000ft of hand woven magnet wire with netting-wrapped tendrils of lit cables – imagining the microscopic elements that might preserve or disrupt the very core of our memories and essential sense of self.