BITS – The Matrix of Water by SaySay.Love

Artist SaySay.Love captures the beauty and power of water in his latest exhibition “The Matrix of Water“. “For me, photography is both an intentional and a spontaneous medium. My works strive to disseminate the idea that water has a memory and forces us to look back at the past (as birth), and ahead to the idea of the waterless future as death itself. But it’s not that simple and clear cut. Water shapes history. It…

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BITS – The Matrix of Water by SaySay.Love

Artist SaySay.Love captures the beauty and power of water in his latest exhibition “The Matrix of Water“. “For me, photography is both an intentional and a spontaneous medium. My works strive to disseminate the idea that water has a memory and forces us to look back at the past (as birth), and ahead to the idea of the waterless future as death itself. But it’s not that simple and clear cut. Water shapes history. It…

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CREATORS – Nicole Clouston

Name: Nicole Clouston Which came first in your life, the science or the art? I came into art/science work from my practice as an artist. When I discovered how essential microbial life is to our existence I knew I had to work with it and that brought me to the field of bio art. Which sciences relate to your art practice? Microbiology has the most direct link to my current body of work because I…

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WORKS – SciArt Illustrations by Andreas Samuelsson

The New York Times publishes bi-weekly features in Diagnosis, where Dr. Lisa Sanders describes harrowing tales and near-misses of many, often common health conditions. The articles serve as a great health-science communication resource, acting as the translated equivalent of medical case-studies. The material is brought to life through a colourful and complimentary visual narrative by Andreas Samuelsson. For this post we showcase these illustrations out of context, solely drawing attention to their aesthetic. From: A Strange Itch, Trouble Breathing,…

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Creators – Julia Buntaine

Name: Julia Buntaine Which came first in your life, the science or the art? Art came first. I was the type of child who took doodling very seriously, to the extent that I ended up attending an arts high school where drawing class was considered as important as biology. This instilled in me an artist mentality which has informed my way of thinking ever since. Science came into the picture when I was in college…

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Features – Screened For by Elaine Whittaker

Elaine Whittaker stares at you while you look at the rest of her face, covered with a protective mask. Painted on each mask – some of the deadliest infectious diseases known to us – Malaria, Ebola, and HIV/AIDS. Toronto-based artist Whittaker’s exhibition, Screened For, is a series of digital prints that feature larger-than-life portraits of Whittaker and the painted protective masks that she wears. This work has been exhibited in New York, Toronto, Seoul, Shanghai, and Australia.…

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Creators – Larissa Blokhuis

Name: Larissa Blokhuis Which came first in your life, the science or the art? I was born an artist, and that has always been my focus. Growing up, I didn’t think I was interested in science. I enjoyed the liberal arts subjects more, and didn’t relate to what I was learning in science class. When I was in art school, I started watching documentaries rather obsessively, 10 per week. What I watched was based on…

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BITS – Cells of Life by Kathleen Sluka

Kathleen Sluka is a neuroscientist rekindling her love of the arts. When she is not researching ways to improve chronic pain treatments, she is at home painting her next cell-inspired masterpiece. “As an anatomist, I realized that the body and cells are beautiful and should be shared. While I have focused on neurons, which in my opinion may be the most interesting and beautiful cells in the body, I have also painted other cell types including…

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CREATORS – Robert J. Lang

Name: Robert J. Lang Which came first in your life, the science or the art? The art came first. I started origami at age six; although I had an interest in natural history from a fairly young age, my scientific interests and education came later. White Rhinoceros, Opus 714 Euthysanius Beetle II, Opus 591 Which sciences relate to your artistic practice? Mathematics (though not technically a science, it’s often grouped with science) is intimately tied…

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Creators – Miles van Yperen

Name: Miles van Yperen Which came first in your life, the science or the art? Art came first. I started with traditional media: pencils, watercolours, screen printing, and metal sculpture. When desktop computers and software became available I started with the first basic Mac black and white graphic programs, and worked in desktop publishing for years. From the 2D digital art world, I wanted to explore 3D once applications became available to the public. I purchased…

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