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A collaboration between art and science, Dada-Data is a digital project created in early 2016 by Montreal creatives Anita Hugi, David Dufresne, and Akufen Studio. Dada-Data celebrates the 100th anniversary of Dada through a series of live events called Dada Hacktions. Events such as Connected Readymades, held February 5, 2016, to March 4, 2016, was an event that installed 3-D printers at the...
Ocean Flowers: Anna Atkins’s Cyanotypes of British Algae

In the middle of the 19th century, Anna Atkins wondered how she might be able to create accurate impressions of algae specimens. She was an amateur botanist who was primarily interested in the art and science of taxonomy and scientific illustration. After a long period of experimentation, she came up with the idea of using an existing blueprinting process to create the multiple copies that would...
Science Cartoons Plus

This website features cartoons by S. Harris. His cartoons have been exhibited at museums in the U.S. and Canada since 1984, including San Francisco's Exploratorium and the MIT Museum. Some have appeared in periodicals such as Discover, American Scientist, The New Yorker, Natural History Magazine, and Playboy. The gallery includes several cartoons organized by topics such as Astronomy, Computers,...
Science, Art and Technology

The Art Institute of Chicago's education section of their website "began as a year-long course offered to Chicago Public School science teachers interested in exploring the relationship between science and art within a museum setting." The website has six different lessons encompassing several different scientific disciplines, including "Art and Astronomy", "Perception, Light, and Color", and "The...
Seeing Science: Photography, Science and Visual Culture

We originally featured this resource in the 8-27-2018 Scout Report, and it remains a fascinating project for those interested in the intersection between photography and science to explore. Seeing Science: Photography, Science and Visual Culture offers readers an exploration of "the central role photographic images play in [...] furthering science and how photographic images made in and about the...
TED Talks: How to go to space, without having to go to space

Angelo Vermeulen is a space researcher, a biologist, and an artist. He was also crew commander of a NASA-funded Mars simulation, in which six crew members spent four months locked away together in a dome in the crater of the Mauna Loa volcano on Hawaii. The crew was conducting a food study, but the experiment gave Vermeulen other ideas. He started encouraging artists from around the world to build...
The Arts at MIT

With an undergraduate acceptance rate just shy of eight percent, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is one of the most competitive universities in the world. Admitted students, in fact, have a real knack for achieving perfect scores on the math sections of the SAT. So when MIT comes to mind, most people don’t tend to think about experimental theater or origami. Enter this website:...
We Make Money Not Art

The brainchild of writer, critic, and curator Regine Debatty, We Make Money Not Art is an edgy, colorful, impish take on the intersection of art, science, technology, and social issues. Recent articles have profiled the post-anthropocentric art of Maja Smrekar, a gloss of Maarten Vanden Eynde's lecture on the dangers of plastic and the hubris of homo sapiens, and a look at how one artist...