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 […]

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 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 […]

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 & 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 […]