His new large-scale Mutator 2 interactive projections show the endless evolution of organic forms steered by the viewer picking and breeding the forms they like
Can cultural ecology be recovered when it has been lost over a period of three hundred years or more? This is the question that emerged as Collins & Goto immersed themselves in the Blackwood of Rannoch.
Andrew Carnie’s practice involves interaction with scientists, regarding themes based around neurology. He will exhibit two works; Slice, a slide-dissolve work that explores the body as a theatre of action, and Magic Forest, a dream-like journey through a sea of developing neurones.
The exhibition explores a diverse range of scientific themes relating to neuroscience and disease, from Huntington’s disease to malaria and dementia.
Malle’s neon and scientific glassblowing works link the exhibitions, illuminating and guiding visitors through the sprawling corridors of Summerhall.
The urban and indoor routine of city humans may seem detached; as a parallel reality happening at another speed or dimension. But we are fully attached, furthermore enclosed in, bigger clocks and stronger things that we will probably never master. Like planetary rotation. Like volcanoes.
US-based artist Keith Lemley creates a space for dialogue between nature and the machine by filling the gallery with artificial light through seemingly organic forms; with neon tubes mimicking the natural variations found in the centre of logs.
How many more creatures are out there, waiting for us? In the depth of oceans, the far reaches of the planet, or in space?
The inbuilt nervous system of each organism has
a specific organ, dedicated to each sense; the mechanisms
and capabilities are reflected in different organisms.
Bio-symphony is an interdisciplinary project focused on the lifecycle of a plant. Artists Oliver Jennings and Sarah Jones have worked with live readings, taken from a plant in thespace, to create improvised responses through video and language. Jennings’ video work …
Fireflies use periodic flashing to attract mates, dinoflagellates cause the seas to aparkle and anglerfish use bioluminescence lures to attract prey. The emission of light is used by many organisms for a variety of reasons. The Living Lights photography exhibition …