Sue Jane Taylor: updates from the deck
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Sue Jane Taylor: updates from the deck

What follows is a sequel to my earlier post: Thursday 21 June: A panel on the top floor of the SDRL, held in conjunction with Taylor’s View from the Deck exhibition at Aberdeen Maritime Museum, brought together 4 women to share their perspectives on the oil and gas industries: Taylor herself, writer Esther Woolfson, Oil & Gas UK CEO Deirdre Michie and, … Continue reading

The Suttie Arts Space FFC-MRI commission opportunity
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The Suttie Arts Space FFC-MRI commission opportunity

GHAT are pleased to announce an open call for an artist to investigate the work currently being developed by the IDentIFY research project and its link to Mark-1, the world’s first full body MRI scanner, which is on display at The Suttie Arts Space, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. This call is open to artists working in … Continue reading

Decommissioning and the Jigsaw of Alternative Futures
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Decommissioning and the Jigsaw of Alternative Futures

  Scottish artist Sue Jane Taylor’s The Age of Oil is on display in the SDRL ground-floor gallery until 8 July, feeling like an exhibition from a future which cannot be imagined without engagement with the past. She carefully collects, reassembles and displays the colours, sounds and lives of the manmade metal islands often referred … Continue reading

Oron Catts presents: Living Biological Objects on the Pedestal March 15th, 3:30pm, Seminar Room 224, Sir Duncan Rice Library, University of Aberdeen
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Oron Catts presents: Living Biological Objects on the Pedestal March 15th, 3:30pm, Seminar Room 224, Sir Duncan Rice Library, University of Aberdeen

As part of the Film and Visual Culture seminar series, on Thursday, 15 March, 3:30pm, Room 224, Sir Duncan Rice Library, University of Aberdeen, Oron Catts will give a talk entitled: Living Biological Objects on the Pedestal Oron Catts is the Director of SymbioticA, The Centre of Excellence in Biological Arts at the University of … Continue reading

Harvesting Collections for Social and Scientific Benefit: Hidden Stories at the Herbarium of RBGE
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Harvesting Collections for Social and Scientific Benefit: Hidden Stories at the Herbarium of RBGE

The advent of the era of Big Data has highlighted a truism in scientific discovery: an inference is only as good as the data that underlie it. While it is tempting to believe that large, open-access data repositories are a recent invention, in fact scientific collections such as herbaria have been filling this purpose for … Continue reading

Plant Scenery of the World, a Botanical Take on the Practice of “People Watching”
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Plant Scenery of the World, a Botanical Take on the Practice of “People Watching”

Every Friday morning for the past month and a half I have packed my bag, mounted my bike and through a pleasant downhill route, have fallen in the lap of the Edinburgh Royal Botanic Gardens. This park stands as a welcoming hug for the sight-seeing drained tourists and the busy bees citizens to literally take … Continue reading

Dr Sarah Cook on “Media archaeology excavations – digging digital art” (1st November at 12:00, Duncan Rice Library, room 224)
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Dr Sarah Cook on “Media archaeology excavations – digging digital art” (1st November at 12:00, Duncan Rice Library, room 224)

Research Seminar Dr Sarah Cook (Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design)   Abstract In its early days, intermedia and information-based arts often found their own means of presentation and reception, from small artist-led networks, publications, servers and databases, to ad hoc temporary installations. Many of these are at risk of being lost in the mists of time, while … Continue reading