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Synapse Residency

January 20th, 2010
Calabi-Yau Observatory

A colleague once asked me whether I had ever ‘heard silence’. (more…)

July 29th, 2009

The Synapse Art and Science Residency program is an initiative aiming to support creative partnerships between scientists and artists, science institutions and art organisations. It is a significant national and international program managed by ANAT, and is part of the Australia Council Synapse initiative. (more…)

June 5th, 2009

For the past decade ANAT has provided opportunities for artists and scientists to work together, in order that their different approaches to creativity, exploration and research may lead us to new understandings and interpretations of the world around us. Here, in their own words, are brief excerpts from some of the participating artists about their experiences at the coalface of interdisciplinary practice. (more…)

June 5th, 2009

The final experiment of my 2007 residency at the Australian Synchrotron developed from several months of discussion with synchrotron accelerator physicists Martin Spencer and Mark Boland about the delicate balance of extremely complex frequencies needed to make a synchrotron beam actually work. (more…)

June 4th, 2009

Australian artist Kirsty Boyle is infusing the ancient Japanese tradition of mechanised puppetry with artificial intelligence for her girltron project. Her residency at the University of Zurich’s Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (AI Lab) with roboticist Dr Lijin Aryananda is bringing old and new traditions together in extraordinary ways, as she relates to Natasha Mitchell. (more…)

June 4th, 2009

Interview with Synapse Residency recipients Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphrey. (more…)

June 4th, 2009
Rachel Burgess_Placental Tissue

Artists and scientists approach creativity, exploration and research in different ways and from different perspectives; when working together they open up new ways of seeing, experiencing and interpreting the world around us. (more…)

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