MA Art & Science Events archive
State of Matter: Collisions and Connections in Art and Science Symposium
The Art and Science MA course at Central Saint Martins is the first of its kind in the UK and encourages exploration and investigation into the relationships between art and science. In conjunction with their degree show (24-29 May), the course hosted an afternoon symposium of presentations, discussion and debate.
Highlights of the symposium addressing the theme of ‘State of Matter; Collisions and Connections in Art and Science’, include an outstanding panel of guest speakers: Sir Jonathan Miller CBE, doctor, artist, director, writer, and curator; Dr Daniel Glaser, Director of Science Engagement at the King’s Cultural Institute, King’s College London, and Ariane Koek, Clore Fellow and Director of Collide@CERN, plus presentations by the graduating students from the MA Art and Science. Presentations will be followed by a panel discussion about the value of art and science research and practice, including speakers and audience participation.
Throughout the symposium, the subject of art and science as an interdisciplinary practice will be probed, scrutinised, questioned and debated.
Exhibition: Encounters between Art and Science
Reflecting the cross-disciplinary nature of the British Library as an institution that spans the arts and sciences, the course hosted an exhibition created by artists on the Art and Science MA programme at Central Saint Martins and inspired by the Library and its science collections.
Addressing all who visit, research and work here, their artistic interventions installed across our public spaces highlight how science and art have more in common than may seem apparent. Directed by a map, available from the Information Desk and other spots across the Library, you can navigate the public spaces to encounter these thought provoking artworks.