Harvesting Collections for Social and Scientific Benefit: Hidden Stories at the Herbarium of RBGE
Cinema / Archives / Art and Science / Interview / Space / Technology / MLitt / Postgraduate / Scotland / Creativity

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

May Fest Director’s Cut: Mark Adams, Artistic Director of Edinburgh International Film Festival
Cinema / Events / Interview / VISION

May Fest Director’s Cut: Mark Adams, Artistic Director of Edinburgh International Film Festival

Please join us for a special May Fest edition of Director’s Cut this Sunday: FVC’s Paul Flaig will be talking with Mark Adams, the Artistic Director of the Edinburgh International Film Festival, the world oldest continually running film festival! They’ll be discussing the history of EIFF, Mark’s festival encounters with Clint Eastwood, Quentin Tarantino, Robert Carlyle and others, … Continue reading

Maja Bekan’s Exhibition at the CCA in Warsaw – On whether a gallery security guard who speaks English can become an artist
Creativity / Exhibition / History of Art / Interview / Participatory Art

Maja Bekan’s Exhibition at the CCA in Warsaw – On whether a gallery security guard who speaks English can become an artist

  Maja Bekan’s exhibition 23 Assemblies at the Zamek Ujazdowski – Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA) in Warsaw curated by Anna Ptak invites its visitors to take part in the process of the gallery guards becoming performance artists. Bekan was an artist in residence at the CCA and the exhibition is the result of her … Continue reading

Director’s Cut- Mark Cousins: Telling the Story of Film
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Director’s Cut- Mark Cousins: Telling the Story of Film

                    Next Wednesday (March 1st) the second Director’s Cut event of 2017 will be taking place in the King’s College Conference Centre at 6:00 PM. We are thrilled to have the filmmaker, critic and curator Mark Cousins visiting, where he will discuss his extraordinary career as one of … Continue reading