“I am exploring adult fairytale narrative to develop the landscape as a dramaturgic and anthropomorphic element wherein all forms of life are connected through energy conversion, growth and decay.”
“My work is abstract, though influenced by observations of microscopic imagery. Colonies of cellular shapes migrate, flow and multiply. Clusters of orbs are tethered together in unknown universes.”
A review essay about ‘Harmonious Complexity, An Exhibition Celebrating 100 Years of On Growth and Form’, in which writer and educator, Charissa Terranova, discusses the work and legacy of Scottish zoologist D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson.
Cryptic 2017 examines the relationship between art, science and technology, and features artworks that use technology and science variously as medium or message. Explore digital and kinetic interactive artworks, virtual reality, and mixed media installations, all set in the idiosyncratic spaces of the Crypt Gallery, London.
Cecelia Chapman is an artist, designer, video producer and writer whose works primarily examine image, perception and consciousness. Her first design position with the physicist Dr. Frank Oppenheimer in the Exploratorium working with engineers, artists and scientists to develop perceptual and physics exhibits, influences her practice to this day. Chapman produces drawings, and short video in collaboration with sound artists online.
Jasper Sharp is a writer, curator and filmmaker. He is the co-director of The Creeping Garden (2014) and the author of The Creeping Garden: Irrational Encounters with Plasmodial Slime Moulds (Alchimia, 2015).
Kit Yates is a Lecturer in Mathematics at the University of Bath, UK, where his research focuses on the mathematical modelling and analysis of biological systems. Throughout his career to date, he has worked on a variety of intriguing problems, modelling the random motion of single molecules at one extreme, to the large-scale migration of swarming insects at the other.
Meredith Tromble is an intermedia artist whose curiosity about the links between imagination and knowledge has led to her form collaborations with scientists in addition to her work in installation and performance. Her artworks have been presented internationally and she is also the author of hundreds of short form art writings and editor of two books, including ‘The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture’, co-edited with Charissa Terranova.
How can we know the world in a way that encourages the widespread flourishing of human and nonhuman systems? The three essays in this section take lively, messy, visual/philosophical approaches to this question that begin in the art world, with our experiences as artists and scholars of art. We twist our experiences together with those […]
Will Holloway is a London-based poet who writes about science and other public themes. His collection Better Than Paradise is due to be published by Smokestack Books in 2018.