Starry Skies

As I wrapped up my time at Space Place, Carter Observatory I reflected on all those starry skies I had viewed in the planetarium. Just how many imaginations I had inspired to look for creatures big and small roaming our nighttime sky. Today, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) refers to 88 official star constellations celebrating... Continue Reading →

Macro and Micro Cosmos

I’ve previously attended a presentation led by artists Ruth Jarman and Joe Gerhardt in their pursuit to unite science and art. And I was certainly keen to hear the duo artists speak again as we walked around their current exhibition at the City Art Gallery in Wellington. They are called Semi-Conductor – their work showcasing... Continue Reading →

Lost Worlds

When art and science meet. It’s a story that is very familiar to Julius Csotonyi, having started his academic career in science before paving a successful career as a natural history and palaeo-artist. Julius lives and works in Canada and has had no formal art training. Instead, he followed his academic studies in science, completing... Continue Reading →

Science Illuminated

I’ve spent the last few weeks in Sydney, making the most of visiting exhibitions. I often seek out innovative approaches to presenting science and how artists aspire to establish their own signature style. The rise of digital multimedia is slanting a new light on the way we look at our natural world. Different artworks resonate... Continue Reading →

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