For centuries, scientists have sought help from artistic practice as a visual aid. This lecture will explore case studies from the 18th to the 21st century, to show that artists have often participated in the growth of scientific knowledge by disturbing and questioning concepts that scientists take for granted. Would current artist in residence programmes benefit from adopting a more sustained critical role, in light of this history?
Two of my websites are among the 42 archived in the British Library’s Digital Lives special collection
Collection of Internet sites selected to illustrate the growth of personal digital content on the WWW. As digital technology has become more accessible the individual increasingly has the means to edit, store and distribute personal material feeding a burgeoning trend for digital creativity and consumption. This collection exhibits the various forms of this output such as weblogs, articles, portfolios of work, audio and visual recordings.