Brandon Ballengée: Bournemouth Marine Species Eco-Action & Vertebrate Specimen Preservation Workshop

Friday 27 March, 2015 | Christchurch House (Room: Science Lab, C221)  | 1:00pm – 5:00pm Bournemouth University, Fern Barrow, Talbot Campus, Poole, Dorset, BH12 5BB Optional morning seafood tour for registered participants at: 11:00am, Parkstone Fisheries, 12 Bournemouth Road, Poole, BH14 0ES. Join Ballengée at the fishmongers to choose your specimen to preserve in the afternoon lab workshop. Directions at: This […]

Brandon Ballengée Eco-Action Workshop

Thurs 26 March, 2015 | 1:00pm – 5:00pm Workshop programme:  1:00pm -1:45pm – Brandon Ballengee talk on amphibian deformities and declines (Co-lab, Tolpuddle House, Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus). Meet in Co-lab at 1:00pm. 2:00pm -3:30pm – Field survey of freshwater wetlands at: South Park Road (Pond), Poole, BH12 5BG 3:45pm – 4:45pm – Take specimens back to Co-lab for studying, […]

Brandon Ballengée Talk – Praeter Naturam: Ecology Beyond Nature

Wed 25 March, 2015 | 6:30pm – 8:00pm Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus  | Lees Lecture Theatre, Poole House. Artist and biologist, Brandon Ballengée will discuss his transdisciplinary work including artworks inspired from his ecological field and laboratory research into amphibians, birds, fish and insect species found in today’s preternatural environments. Underlying Ballengée’s practice is a systemic methodology, […]

Be careful what you sniff?

An outline of events at Anna Dumitriu’s Bio Art Workshop, 25th February 2015: Opening with an opportunity to sniff carbolic soap and the revelation that our kitchen cupboards contain an antibacterial arsenal, Anna Dumitriu introduced yesterday her long lasting passion for bacteria at the first BLAST workshop in Bournemouth University’s Co-Lab. A seemingly endless procession of […]

Anna Dumitriu Bioart Workshop

Wednesday 25 February, 2015 | 11:00am – 4:00pm Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus, Tolpuddle House | Room: Co-Lab On this practical and discussion-based workshop participants will begin to learn how to work safely with bacteria as an artistic medium using commonly available supplies. They will start to develop a ‘bacteriocentric’ view of the world, discuss new advances in clinical […]

Anna Dumitriu & Kevin Cole Talk: Investigating the Bacterial Sublime

Tuesday 24 February, 2015 | 6:30 – 8:00pm (registration from 6:00pm) Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus, Kimmeridge House | Room: KG01 Artist Anna Dumitriu and Biomedical Scientist Kevin Cole will discuss their collaborative work as part of the Modernising Medical Microbiology Project, which uses cutting edge new methods for studying bacteria through whole genome sequencing. They will discuss […]

BLAST events coming soon

We are working on bringing you other exciting BLAST workshops and presentations (March-June 2015) including: Brandon Ballengee (March), Paul Granjon (April), Rob Kesseler (May), Heather Barnett (June), Andy Gracie (June). Revisit BLAST Events page for updates or join us on Facebook.