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  • RESIDENCY

    Emma Critchley joined the Ice Memory project team lead by Professor Carlo Barbante beginning of June as winning artist for  Earth Water Sky Residency programme, the first artists' residency of the Global Science Gallery Network. Emma has dedicated the past 17 years to working as an artist underwater, looking at the way in which different environments in and out of the water relate to the human experience, including climate change. Emma was in Venice working with Professor Barbante and his team...

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  • LOVE, what a blast! (or maybe not?)

    The following article has been published by D.it Repubblica (Italian version HERE) How sexy is the ability to make people laugh? To find out, our "correspondent" participated in a scientific speed date. Themed: irony. She came out with the suspicion that courtship is rather a social skill. And that there's not much to laugh about. The room is lined with yellow cloth, has no windows, looks like a playroom. It relaxes me. I'm on the first floor of  Science Gallery Dublin, where a mischievous...

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  • EMMA CRITCHLEY WINS EARTH WATER SKY RESIDENCY

    Underwater artist Emma Critchley (UK) is the first winner of the three year EARTH WATER SKY residency programme. The jury awarded it to her for ‘the originality and beauty’ of her proposed project which in the words of Professor Carlo Barbante was the most evocative of the Ice Memory project which he leads. Professor Michele Bugliesi, Rector of Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, consider the residency programme a true added value to the developing Venetian Science Gallery. “We deeply thank the...

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  • Rachel Hanlon on her artistic PhD research

    Hello Machine – Venice ‘Intersections of Art, Science and Technology’  - Stephan Wilson, 2003 “Art is no longer seen as a linear affair, dealing in harmony, completion, resolution, closures composed and ordered finality. Instead it is open-ended, even fugitive, fleeting, tentative, virtual. Forming rather than formed, it celebrates process, embodies system, embraces chaos. The technology of these transformative systems fulfills a profound human desire: to transcend the limitations of body,...

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  • EARTH WATER SKY

    EARTH WATER SKY - deadline extended! Are you an artist inspired by ice, ice melting, the environment and climate change? Well there's good news for you then... the deadline to apply to our artist residency programme EARTH WATER SKY has been extended to Jan 14th! Every year there will be an open call for artists from any art form – digital arts, painting, sculpture, dance, performance, music, multimedia, video, film, photography, writing, drawing – to apply for a 2 month fully funded residency...

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