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Thursday, 8 November 2018 - 7:30pm

Join the NEoN Festival Walking Tour at LifeSpace as part of a special curated tour of some of the highlights of the NEoN Digital Arts Festival 2018 along with specially programmed performances and refreshments.

More information about the exhibitions and events can be found here

 

Saturday, 20 October 2018 - 2:00pm
Heather Dewey-Hagborg & Phillip Andrew Lewis

Join us for a free exhibition tour of Spirit Molecule I led by the artists Heather Dewey-Hagborg and Phillip Andrew Lewis. 

If you plan to attend and have any access needs, please email lifespace@dundee.ac.uk in advance of the event

Thursday, 4 October 2018 - 5:00pm
Prof. Sarah Cook

Join us for the Preview of our latest exhibition Spirit Molecule I, a new commission by artists Heather Dewey-Hagborg & Phillip Andrew Lewis. 

Monday, 23 July 2018 - 2:00pm
Kira O'Reilly

When we begin to interact with spaces in ways that depart from convention, there are revelations both about those spaces/places, the bodies that are moving in, through and with them.

Monday, 23 July 2018 - 12:30pm
Kira O'Reilly, Clara Usitti, Ker Wallwork

A sharing of practice by artists Kira O’Reilly, Clara Ursitti and Ker Wallwork followed by an open discussion.

This event is part of the project "Doing Science in a Gendered World"; an event, workshop and exhibition (Feb-April 2019) organised by LifeSpace and School of Life Sciences Athena SWAN.

How might we trouble the ways we are accustomed to ‘see’ or ‘position’ gender in bodies? When might the infrastructure of an organisation create a gendered experience? Where can we find the ‘in between’ spaces that create more complex and truer understandings of gender and how people experience it differently? Does our behaviour assume something of another person because of their gender? When do we perform so-called masculinity or femininity in order to move forward in a situation.

Thursday, 14 June 2018 - 5:00pm

Please join us in celebrating the opening of our exhibition A Working Model of the World in LifeSpace. 

We will be hosting a tour of the exhibition with the curators at 5pm. 

 

Light refreshments will be available during the event. All welcome.

If you plan to attend and have any access requirements, please email lifespace@dundee.ac.uk in advance of your visit. 

More info on the exhibition can be found here: lifespace.dundee.ac.uk/exhibition/working-model-world

Thursday, 22 March 2018 - 5:00pm
Helen Storey, Kate Storey, Sarah Cook

Please join us for the Preview & Exhibition tour of Neurogenesis: from neuron birth to all that we are

 

Friday, 2 February 2018 - 11:00am
Artists Charles Robert Harrison and Charlie Murphy. Scientists Dr. Esther Sammler (MRC PPU + Ninewells Hospital) and Prof. Brian Day (UCL)

A sharing of current research with artists Charlie Murphy and Charles Robert Harrison and scientists Dr. Esther Sammler (MRC PPU and Ninewells Hospital) and Prof. Brian Day (UCL).

This event is programmed as part of the Trajectories exhibition at LifeSpace. Trajectories is a collaboration with the Created out of Mind research group based in The Hub at Wellcome Collection London, that aims to explore, challenge and shape perceptions and understandings of dementias through science and the creative arts.

Sunday, 5 November 2017 - 2:30pm
Dr Rastko Sknepnek (physicist) and Susanne Boersma (curator)

Please join us at Dundee Science Centre this Sunday 5 November at 2.30pm for a Q&A with Dr Rastko Sknepnek and Susanne Boersma. This event is programmed as part of the exhibition A diagram of forces and Dundee Science Festival.

Computational physicist Rastko Sknepnek and curator Susanne Boersma will talk about A diagram of forces, an outdoor exhibition currently at Dundee's School of Life Sciences, and its relation to D'Arcy Thompson's On Growth and Form. Providing routes into understanding the different images, the participants will discuss the work and research that led to artistic and scientific outcomes. 

Come to the auditorium inside the Dundee Science Centre for this Q&A, where scientist and curator will present different insights in the exhibition and discuss possibilities for collaborations between art and science. All welcome. 

Sunday, 15 October 2017 - 3:00pm
Andy Lomas

Please join us at LifeSpace this Sunday 15 October at 3pm for an Artist Talk with Andy Lomas as part of our current exhibition bubble, bulge, bleb. 

Andy has long been fascinated by D’Arcy Thompson’s work and the influence of his book On Growth and Form. For his works included in our exhibition bubble, bulge, bleb, Andy has focussed his attention on the production of animations and objects that exhibit properties of growth within software systems he writes himself. There are many parallels between Andy's software and the generative modelling systems used by scientists including Dr. Rastko Sknepnek here at University of Dundee. 

Come on Sunday to this public talk and discover more about the development of his art works and influences on his practice. All welcome.

This event coincides with the D'Arcy Thompson On Growth & Form Centenary Conference from 13-15 October 2017 at University of Dundee.

 

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