Data Horizons is the result of a collaboration between the Extreme Light group at Heriot-Watt University and Lily Hibberd, Leverhulme Trust artist-in-residence at Heriot-Watt throughout 2016
From the Dark Ocean Comes Light is a new body of sculptural work by artist Hannah Imlach, resulting from a year-long residency within The Institute of Biological Chemistry, Biophysics & Bioengineering at Heriot-Watt University and the Changing Oceans Group at The University of Edinburgh (funded by The Leverhulme Trust).
A collaboration between Universidad Nacional de San Martín, Argentina and C-EENRG at Cambridge University, UK, artist Sebastian Verea’s Sounds of the Anthropocene is a multimedia experience played by Earth´s rotation in real time, that shows the new geological epoch that we call Anthropocene fleshing out the unprecedented humankind footprint on our planet.
Genocentric is an exhibition of new and evolving work by artist Louise Mackenzie in collaboration with Northumbria University, Newcastle University and Edinburgh University, exploring affective responses to working with life as biotechnological material.
Rubber Coated Steel Forensic audio analyst and artist Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s Rubber Coated Steel testifies to the relationship between technology and power.
The Science Exposed image contest challenges participants to tell science stories through vibrant and exciting images. Devoted exclusively to images of scientific research, in all fields of study, this selection of images brings science to vibrant, visual life.
Environmental data and computer algorithms contain patterns that can inform both scientific findings and artistic expression. A collaboration between artist Simon Sloan, communicators and scientists at The University of Edinburgh, Team Shrub’s Exploring the Art in Data will create an interactive discussion with participants about the untapped potential of data to convey artistic meaning.
CO2_Live is a new collaborative work by Daniel Budinov, Patrick Hickey, James Howie, Jim Jack, Ryan Lewis, Adam Linson and Iain Robinson. It incorporates a Carbon Dioxide sensor, situated next to the street, connected to LED panels displaying the real time CO2 levels at the top floor of Summerhall’s TechCube.
Team Shrub present photographs of Arctic tundra landscapes and the plants and wildlife that inhabit them captured as a part of scientific research expeditions to the rapidly warming Arctic.
A Hidden Order reveals the bonds between art and music through geometry and mathematics, bringing to light an unforeseen unity that merges the worlds of traditional Islamic art and Western contemporary composition.
The Lichtsuchende are small static robotic creatures, forming an interactive, digital, photo-kinetic sculpture, created by Dave Murray-Rust and Rocio von Jungefeld.
In response to the focused nature of our degrees, Wondering People was started as a student run curatorial initiative to provide anyone, from a politics student to an art student who may feel restricted by their medium, with the opportunity to engage creatively and exhibit their work.
This exhibition of paintings, prints and drawings draws heavily upon Ann Marie Gilmore personal archive which has only recently become available.
The Highlight Arctic multi-arts exhibition at Summerhall mixes film and artists’ work in an integrated exploration of the turbulent relationship between humans and the landscape of the circumpolar North.
Africa alters one’s perception of a Western European art which has long lost itself in a visual pedantry by stripping joy in creativity out of the art making process
Garvald Artists present a vibrant collection of abstract artwork by John Black. John is Autistic and combines his innate understanding of colour with his intuitive active mark-making to create inherently beautiful and balanced works.
This exhibition of new work by David Blyth, Derrick Guild and Alan Grieve has grown out of a long process of analysis and discussion of contemporary art in Scotland, and how it measures up against visual practices created in other countries.
Coup de Théâtre – a group exhibition of contemporary sculpture. It investigates notions of the unexpected, the sudden and the unpredictable translated through visual, immersive and sensory experiences.
‘Ideas of Beauty’ is an exhibition organised by Edinburgh’s Democratic Camera Club. Beauty is a difficult word for many artists. It is associated with cliché, with the ‘chocolate box’ image. This exhibition invites artists to investigate, subvert and celebrate ‘Ideas of Beauty’ in their own style.
This exhibition is a celebration of that which is just beyond the view of what is seen. It is that emergent presence that sometimes take the form of a still life and sometimes a landscape – an alchemy of colour into form and then gone again.