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bubble, bulge, bleb

Friday, 22 September, 2017 to Saturday, 9 December, 2017


As part of a year-long programme celebrating the centenary of D’Arcy Thompson’s extraordinary book On Growth & Form (1917), LifeSpace present an exhibition of spirals, spheres and waves in art inspired by naturally occurring mathematical forms and computer-generated abstractions.

Drawn from the University of Dundee’s collections, the exhibition features mathematical models of complex biological systems from scientists at the University of Dundee including physicist Rastko Sknepnek alongside work by artists includingalongside work by artists including Mat Fleming, Andy Lomas, Wilhelmina Barns-Graham, Daniel Brown, Victor Pasmore and graduates from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design.

You can download the map from the exhibition here.

bubble, bulge, bleb continues with artworks by Daniel Brown and Andy Lomas in Centrespace which is located in DJCAD's Visual Research Centre on the lower levels of Dundee Contemporary Arts. The exhibition in Centrespace runs from 22 September - 28 October 2017.

Preview: Thursday 21 September 2017, 5-7pm
Exhibition tour with curators and artists at 5pm. RSVP to
Artist Talk: Sunday 15 October, 3-4pm, LifeSpace

Scientist & Curator Talk at Dundee Science Centre: Sunday 5 November, 2.30pm
Please join us for a conversation between physicist Rastko Sknepnek and curator Susanne Boersma as part of Dundee Science Festival.

Photos of the preview and exhibition are by Erika Stevenson.