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Crossing is an interactive puzzle that encourages viewers to contemplate our relationship with the microbes that inhabit our surfaces and those that cross over our protective barriers. The puzzle examines the role the microbial community plays in our behaviour and health. Here I show you the complete image, with close up details of the painting…
  • art, art science, art science collaborations, collaborations, crossing, curiosity collider, invasive species, invasive systems, Painting, puzzle, puzzle painting, science communication
  • November 30, 2019

Invasive Systems Exhibition

Through “Crossing,” an interactive puzzle painting, examine how microbial colonies that communicate like our nervous system can impact our behaviours and the processes in our body. Invasion alarms ring – when their interactions with our bodies, particularly our brains, become undesirable or a threat.
  • October 23, 2019

Newreal Pathways: BrainBot CC DD: 1.50

Newreal Pathways is a dynamic multi-disciplinary installation where programming and painting collide. It involves an 8’ x 8’ ft ink drawing on foam board with a series of projected paintings and a line following robot. Brought together by Curiosity Collider, Daniel and I were invited to create an installation to encourage an exchange between art…
  • art science, brain, Collaboration, Drawing, installation, Painting, projections, robots, science
  • February 13, 2016
Jiggle Bot with bow tie

My Blind Date with a Robot : a story about the collaborative process

I was invited to talk about the collaborative process at an art-science event called Collide and Conquer, to give a behind the scenes look at the project Newreal Pathways: BrainBot CC-DD 1.50. The project was part of the show SPARK!  – an art exhibit aimed at examining the relationship between art and science. While reflecting on the process I noticed…
  • art science, Collaboration, Drawing, installation, Painting, projections, robots, science
  • February 17, 2016
Newreal Pathways (BrainBot CC-DD1.50)

Spark: Emerging Collisions Between Art and Science

Friday November 13, 2015 I am very excited to be a part of the upcoming show SPARK!,  an interactive art-science exhibition co-produced by Curiosity Collider and VIVO Media Arts. The show spotlights interdisciplinary exhibits by artists & scientists that demonstrate how art changes our experience of science. I will be exhibiting three pieces from the series Guts and Grace for…
  • art, art show, beings, bots, Collaboration, collisions, exhibits, science
  • November 3, 2015

Art – Science Collaboration

I was recently introduced to a group called Curiosity Collider whose mission is to bring artists and scientists together to share, discuss, explore, and collaborate. In preparation for the upcoming exhibition Spark, co produced by Curiosity Collider and VIVO Media Arts, I have been collaborating with artist and curator Char Hoyt and computer programmer and…
  • October 26, 2015