Virtual Exhibition Launch for the Space and Satellites Artist Residency Programme for Inspace

Artists were teamed up with scientists to make data visible highlighting changes on earth from the movement of Puffins to environmental changes through to the impact that the Coronavirus has had on our cities.

Speakers include: Dr Dave-Murray Rust, Director of Inspace, Caroline Parkinson, Creative Sector Lead for DDI (Data-Driven Innovation); Prof Juan Cruz, Principal of ECA and Dr Murray Collins, Chancellor’s Fellow in Data Driven Innovation: Space and Satellite Analysis.

Artists:Victoria Evans (contemporary artist and PhD researcher)

Elaine Ford (multidisciplinary artist and wildlife biologist)

Stacey Hunter (design curator) and Ben Hymers (Weaver and Rug Tufter)

Julia McGhee (dance artist), Geoff Robbins (science lab technician) and John McGeoch (multi-media artist)

Cécile Simonis (illustrator and visual artist)


5.30pm Welcome from Dr Dave-Murray Rust, Director of Inspace

5.35pm Caroline Parkinson introduction to DDI (Data-Driven Innovation)

5.40pm Prof Juan Cruz, Principal of ECA (Edinburgh College of Art)

5.50pm Dr Murray Collins on Space and Satellites work across Scotland

6.00pm Launch of Artists work and tour of on-line gallery

6.15pm Q&A session with the artists

6.30pm Close

Inspace is a unique events and exhibitions space within the University of Edinburgh which commissions and produces creative activity that unlocks digital technology and explores its role in society, through public programmes that connect data, research and creative talent. https://inspace.ed.ac.uk

The project is funded by the DDI (Data-Driven Innovation) programme and supported by Edinburgh Futures Institute (EFI). Each of our artists has also been supported by the creative coding skills of Ray Interactive http://www.rayinteractive.org


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