Heather Barnett Slime Mould Workshop

Thursday 11 June, 2015 | 1:30pm – 4:00pm Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus, Tolpuddle House | Room: Co-Lab This event is FREE and open to public. BOOKING – it is essential that you book to attend this workshop at: http://blastworkshopjune11.eventbrite.com “[In] trying to understand systems that use relatively simple components to build higher-level intelligence, the slime mould may someday be seen as […]

Heather Barnett Talk: The Physarum Experiments and Other Stories

Thurs 11 June, 2015  |  6:30pm – 8:00pm  Address: Bournemouth University, Fern Barrow, Talbot Campus, Poole, Dorset, BH12 5BB Location: Kimmeridge House, Lecture Theatre. Room: KG03 The event is FREE but booking required at: http://blasteventjune11.eventbrite.com Heather Barnett is an artist, researcher and educator working at the intersections of art, science and technology, often in collaboration with scientists, artists, […]

Andy Gracie Workshop: Train flies for space travel

Andy Gracie’s Workshop: Non-Terrestrial Drosophila Phototaxis Wed 3 June, 2015 | Christchurch House (Room: Science Lab, C221)  |  10:00am – 5:00pm. With a break from 1:00pm-2:00pm with lunch in Balcony Atrium & BLAST exhibition talk by boredomresearch in the Atrium Gallery. Bournemouth University, Fern Barrow, Talbot Campus, Poole, Dorset, BH12 5BB This event is FREE and open to public. BOOKING – it […]

Andy Gracie Talk: Artists Doing DIY Science: is it really art or science?

Tues 2 June, 2015 | 7:30 – 9:00pm Location: Café Boscanova, 650 Christchurch Road, Boscombe, BH1 4BP No booking necessary, just come and enjoy. This BLAST talk is part of the Café Scientifique programme. For further info: https://cafescibournemouth.wordpress.com/ Andy Gracie will talk about his process-based projects combining narratives around astrobiology, space exploration and theories about the origins of […]

Rob Kesseler Talk: Convergent territories and hybrid practices

Wed 27 May, 2015 | 6:30 – 8:00pm Location: Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus. Room: KG03, Kimmeridge House. BOOKING – The event is free but booking is required at: http://blasteventmay27.eventbrite.com Rob Kesseler works in the overlapping territories between Art, Design, Photography, Applied Art and Science. During the past fifteen years he has worked with a range of scientists – botanical, […]

Rob Kesseler Workshop: MiMaterial Microscopy Study Day

Thursday 28 May, 2015 | 10:00am-1:00pm & 2:00pm-5:00pm Location: Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus. Room: Atrium Balcony, Poole House. BOOKING – This workshop is free and a you can drop in at any time. If you want to guarantee a place please book at: https://blasteventmay28.eventbrite.com MiMaterial turns the studio into a working laboratory where a collection of microscopes from the […]

BLAST Panel Discussion: Illustration or Transformation? – How artistic practice can challenge science environments

Friday 29 May, 2015 | 6:00pm-7:30pm Location: Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus. Room: Marconi Lecture Theatre, Kimmeridge House. BOOKING – The event is free but booking is required at: http://blastpanelmay29.eventbrite.com This panel discussion chaired by Dr Rob La Frenais will explore the value of arts and science collaborations and scientist’s engagement with the arts, considering the perspectives of audience, practitioner and […]

BLAST Exhibition

Preview:  Friday 29 May | 7:30pm – 9:30pm Gallery Open: 30 May – 20 June 2015 (Mon-Sat, 9am-6pm) Atrium Gallery, Bournemouth University The BLAST exhibition in the Atrium Gallery, Bournemouth University is an opportunity to experience creations from past BLAST workshops including: BioArt, Wrekshop & Eco-Action events as well as engage in activities, workshops and demonstrations […]

Paul Granjon Wrekshop

Monday 13 April, 2015 | 10:00am – 5:00pm Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus, Tolpuddle House | Room: Co-Lab BOOKING – The event is free but spaces limited please book at: https://blasteventapril13wrekshop.eventbrite.com Invented to raise awareness about electronic waste, its (wrong) abundance and its (exciting) creative potential, a typical Wrekshop consists of two main phases: deconstruction and reconstruction. Participants will be invited […]

Paul Granjon Talk: Views on the Co-Evolution of Humans and Machines

Monday 13 April, 2015 | 6:30 – 8:00pm Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus (room to be confirmed) BOOKING – The event is free but booking is required at: http://blasteventapril13.eventbrite.com Paul Granjon is known for his performances and exhibitions with hand-made machines. Travelling the world with silly robots, he investigates the co-evolution of humans and machines, trying to open dialogue […]