Emerging Ideas

Silvia Krupinska: Studio Hide

Silvia Krupinska is a process-based artist/sculptor focusing on how we relate to water environments, taking her inspiration from natural textures and experiences. She explores the element of ‘usefulness’ in her work by trying to understand our daily lives, our local surroundings and how we can affect the change, for better or for worse. She has been investigating how art and science can work together in interdisciplinary collaborations with London Wildlife Trust, Hydrocitizenship, Thames21, and Dr Richard Bater.

Keun Wook Ji: Actual Dynamics

A recent graduate of the MA Art and Science course, at Central Saint Martins (UAL, London), Keun Wook Ji incorporates particle physics into his artwork. ‘Actual Dynamics’ is a series of unique pencil drawings on canvas, which focus on the collision mechanisms of particle physics.

Tor-Finn Malum Fitje: The Mystery of Bird Navigation

Tor-Finn Malum Fitje is a Norwegian artist based in Stockholm, Sweden. His projects are typically manifested through narratives in video and sound, although textual production is likewise an evident aspect of this process. His activity borders scientific research, a position strongly reflected in the finished artworks. Questions regarding the nature of sensory and linguistic reproductions, of metaphors and cognition, of myth and physical theory, and of poetry and the natural sciences, are reoccurring subjects of interest.

Tor-Finn Malum Fitje: Phonautograph (2015)

Tor-Finn Malum Fitje is a Norwegian artist based in Stockholm, Sweden. His projects are typically manifested through narratives in video and sound, although textual production is likewise an evident aspect of this process. His activity borders scientific research, a position strongly reflected in the finished artworks. Questions regarding the nature of sensory and linguistic reproductions, of metaphors and cognition, of myth and physical theory, and of poetry and the natural sciences, are reoccurring subjects of interest.

John Atkin: Corby Railway Sculpture Project

“My intention is to fabricate the large-scale artwork in stainless steel in order to capture the modern environment to of the railway station, and to use polished surfaces to reflect the movement of passengers and visitors to the station. I also want the sculpture to be a celebration of Corby’s renewal over the many decades of rebuilding since the 1980’s, when its industry and identity were brought to an abrupt halt.”

Steven Faivus: The Greenhouse Effect

Steven Faivus is a high school science teacher and alto saxophonist. He has been developing science arts materials in high schools for over 25 years. His Mission? To Understand and Appreciate Nature. His website ‘Singing Scientific-Science Through the Arts’ (www.singingscientific.com) uses illustration, video, poetry, story and song to provide a deeper understanding of Global Warming and Climate Change.

John Atkin

John Atkin’s large-scale artworks are often commissioned as part of public realm regeneration projects because the imagery he uses has a historical and cultural relevance to specific locations, creating a sense of place, and redefining Towns and Cites as cultural destinations.

Mellissa Fisher

Mellissa Fisher is a London based artist whose background stems from an interest in the interrelationships between fine art, illustration and science. Her most recent works consist of a deep exploration of the connections between nature and the human body.