RESEARCH & INSPIRATION
This page is of PEOPLE, articles & videos I find inspiring, extend our community of interdisciplinary collaborators & keep ME going.
Have you ever thought of combining two remarkably different fields like art and science? What happens when artists start using new technologies and scientific research as their tools? Can breaking the routines and challenging the organizational structures with artistic interventions improve the research process? Different career goals of artists and scientists can help to understand the value of one’s work from a perspective of an uncommon audience. Expand your normal thinking and find a better solution. Claudia Schnugg is a researcher and ArtScience consultant whose passion is to connect art, science, technology and business.
Original broadcast date: March 7, 2014. In this hour, TED speakers question whether we can experience the world more deeply by not only extending our senses — but going beyond them. Guests include artist Neil Harbisson, engineer Todd Kuiken, speech scientist Rupal Patel, and sound expert Julian Treasure.
Artist Dario Robleto joins Dr. Doris Taylor of the Texas Heart Institute to explore the scientific, cultural and poetic implications of her laboratory’s groundbreaking creation of a “ghost heart”— a heart scrubbed clean of all cells so that it can be regenerated anew.
A self-portrait by the artist Hiroshi Sugimoto in the Oculist Witness eyeglasses he designed in 2014.CreditCreditDesigned by Hiroshi Sugimoto, Produced by Lizworks and Selima Optique, ©Hiroshi Sugimoto
By Gisela Williams: September 2017
July 6, 2018: Lucy Hunter
In this interview, the artistic director of the Centre for Fine Arts (BOZAR) discusses the artist’s role in this day and age, notes that art also emerges beyond the confines of picture frames, and points out how important it is for disciplines to interconnect.
2017: Paul Dujardin
Photo: Filip Naudts
Domhnaill Hernon was leading a group of artists and engineers through a maze of of hallways at Bell Labs’ campus, as he explained the importance of E.A.T. “Trained scientists have a very different approach in their thinking,” he said. “We’re reductionist in our thinking—artists are divergent. Bringing together those two modes can be very powerful.”
2018: Elizabeth Stinson:
Photo: Beth Holzer for Wired: Domhnaill Hernon, Bell Labs's head of Experiments in Arts and Technology.
..."With more integrated, “integral” thinking, we will learn to see our economies through these universal patterns and principles. In the process, we will learn to unlock previously unseen potential, consistent with our true reality of abundance if we only had eyes to see it. "
2018: Capital Institute
In this interview, council member for NASA's Innovative Advanced Concepts program Ariel Waldman speaks about how breaking down barriers between disciplines fosters creative projects for the future, and establishes unusual frameworks that allow for innovative solutions
12 JUNE 2018: PIERS FAWKES, PSFK
Interdisciplinarity is what we need, is often suggested. An approach that does not promote pigeonholing, but that takes the idea that innovation depends on bridging disciplines as its starting point.
2015: Howard Boland
Art–science collaborations illuminate methods or procedures used in various disciplines that could enhance medical practice.