Unweaving The Rainbow

Kodwo Eshun investigates the growing field of sci-art collaborations, talking to funding bodies, scientists, artists and collaborators, examining the theory and practice behind this new frontier in arts practice.

The Arts Council has recently unveiled a raft of grants available to artists interested in working within scientific environments, in collaboration with scientific researchers.

But CP Snow's 1959 definition of two isolated cultures suggests perhaps they are not the easiest bedfellows.

Contributors Include: Wayne McGregor, Dr Rosaleen McCarthy, Steve Wilson, Stanza, Jane Prophet, Lewis Wolpert, Siân Ede, Tim Marlowe, Jem Finer, Sarah Diamond, Marcus DuSautoy, Bronac Ferran, Hannah Redler, Gabby Campbell Johnson, Nick Tandavanitj, Ken Arnold, Sid Thomas, Heather Ackroyd, Dan Harvey, Pam Winfrey, Roger Malina, and Dr Tom Humphries.

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20050826

Kodwo Eshun investigates the growing field of sci-art collaborations, talking to funding bodies, scientists, artists and collaborators, examining the theory and practice behind this new frontier in arts practice.

The Arts Council has recently unveiled a raft of grants available to artists interested in working within scientific environments, in collaboration with scientific researchers.

But CP Snow's 1959 definition of two isolated cultures suggests perhaps they are not the easiest bedfellows.

Contributors Include: Wayne McGregor, Dr Rosaleen McCarthy, Steve Wilson, Stanza, Jane Prophet, Lewis Wolpert, Siân Ede, Tim Marlowe, Jem Finer, Sarah Diamond, Marcus DuSautoy, Bronac Ferran, Hannah Redler, Gabby Campbell Johnson, Nick Tandavanitj, Ken Arnold, Sid Thomas, Heather Ackroyd, Dan Harvey, Pam Winfrey, Roger Malina, and Dr Tom Humphries.

20041017

Kodwo Eshun investigates the growing field of sci-art collaborations, talking to funding bodies, scientists, artists and collaborators, examining the theory and practice behind this new frontier in arts practice.

The Arts Council has recently unveiled a raft of grants available to artists interested in working within scientific environments, in collaboration with scientific researchers.

But CP Snow's 1959 definition of two isolated cultures suggests perhaps they are not the easiest bedfellows.

Contributors Include: Wayne McGregor, Dr Rosaleen McCarthy, Steve Wilson, Stanza, Jane Prophet, Lewis Wolpert, Sain Ede, Tim Marlowe, Jem Finer, Sarah Diamond, Marcus Dusautoy, Bronar Ferrin, Hannah Redler, Gabby Campbell Johnson, Nick Tandavanitj, Ken Arnold, Sid Thomas, Heather Ackroyd, Dan Harvey, Pam Winfrey, Roger Malina, and Dr Tom Humphries.